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Holocaust survivor speaking in Pleasanton tonight

Original post made on Jan 11, 2013

Eva Schloss, an 83-year-old Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp survivor, is continuing her quest for world peace with a California speaking tour this month, recounting her years of fleeing and hiding, her arrest, and the nightmare that followed.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, January 11, 2013, 7:30 AM

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Posted by Annonymous
a resident of another community
on Jan 11, 2013 at 11:26 am

In 1959 I worked with a Jewish man who had a serial number on his forearm, he told me that the Nazi's killed his wife and two children,he was able to escape. I visited the Holocoust Museum in D.C. it is a part of history that should be taught in history classes.


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Posted by Mike
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Jan 11, 2013 at 4:41 pm

The Holocaust, the mass murder of the Romani and disabled, and the slaughter of the estimated 11 million Russian civilians and POWs by the Nazis should be remembered along with all the other instances on the extensive list of mass murders and genocide by organized forces both before and after.

Maybe gun control legislation would be more effective if directed toward governments rather than individuals.

Mike


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Posted by annette
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jan 14, 2013 at 11:15 am

I pray Americans keep this in mind and the country of Israel in these modern times.