Reflections From Auschwitz-Birkenau

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We locked arms and walked in silence from the train area to the camp- very emotional

A difficult but meaningful day. Below are some thoughts and reflections from our group:

Becky Hasselle, Dyersburg Middle School, shares the pictures below and quote from Isaiah that is within an exhibit at Auschwitz:

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“I built for them within my walls a monument for their names so we won’t forget.” — at Auschwitz Memorial / Muzeum Auschwitz.

Tom Hopkins from TNT Primary school in Claiborne county says “Today was really hard …” his photos and reflections are below:

Wendy VanDyke from Fayetteville Academy in Bolivar, TN was moved by the experience today, “So surreal….this day is hard.” #LoveThyNeighbor #TNHolocaustCommission

Sandra Boyer from Memphis Central High School shares her thoughts in the caption below:

Sandra writes:
“We locked arms and walked in silence from the train area to the camp- very emotional at Aushwitz – Birkenau concentration camp.”

Kim Gregory from Davidson Academy in Nashville writes, “Auschwitz I was our morning tour, and it was enlightening, horrifying, and unbelievably sad that such cruelty and hatred was so efficiently institutionalized.”

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