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NAME
Natacha
DATE
May 11, 2009 01:00 PM
LOCATION
Providence RI
RESPONSE
When i first heard about this i felt petrified. Terrible things and i saw the numbers of thousands of people that died. This was up in Boston Mass where it is a rememberance of that day.
NAME
Dan E
DATE
May 05, 2009 12:08 PM
LOCATION
New Jersey
RESPONSE
I have learned a lot from the holocaust. This year we are having survivors come into our school. I really want to hear about their lives. I have a tremendous amount of respect for them.

Thank You
NAME
Taylor and Aimee
DATE
May 01, 2009 11:42 AM
LOCATION
Canada
RESPONSE
After lsitening to the stories it made me realize how valuable life is. To see what people had to go through makes me so sad; I dont see how such individuals can be so cruel. Watching videos, looking at pictures, and reading "The Night" by survivor Elie Wiesel, made me cry. I couldnt even imagine the hatred and cruelty these people got towards them. Its very sad. Im glad that those who did survive got to share their stories with us. :(
NAME
Dr' Even Haim Yehudit
DATE
April 28, 2009 10:35 AM
LOCATION
Israel
RESPONSE
I read the stories appears at "Life After" and I feel grief and sadness that the survivors had been through so much pain and they really couldnt do anything to handel with the unknown situation.
I think this project is very important to anyone especially to me- Holocaust researcher.
In fact this project contains just several stories and I am intersting in more: Like life after of Haim Solomon, Alfred Traum and the list is long.
Would you be kind to tell me how to find the stories of more survivors after the Holocaust. I looked trought the Web and find just a few.
Thank You
Yehudit
NAME
Amanda Schmidt
DATE
April 23, 2009 08:06 PM
LOCATION
 
RESPONSE
I read their stories and i feel so sad for them that they had been through so much pain and there really wasnt anything that they could do about it and how wrong the Germans were for doing something so horrible to human beings.
NAME
kayla
DATE
April 22, 2009 01:48 PM
LOCATION
north carolinaaaaa <3
RESPONSE
so,
i think that this is really sad.
but i think its really cool that some people survived, & had a chance to tell the story from their point of view.
my best friend dylan agrees :D
NAME
Will
DATE
March 26, 2009 01:55 PM
LOCATION
Northbrook, IL
RESPONSE
After listening to the survivor’s story, I felt interested, because the survivor’s story of his life. One thing that I found particularly interesting is that he had changed his name three different times. After the survivor escaped, he had a hard time getting a job. I was surprised to learn how many survivors were still alive today. I was shocked to learn that the Nazi’s killed the people in the concentration camps many different ways.
NAME
Ralph
DATE
March 26, 2009 01:29 PM
LOCATION
northbrook
RESPONSE
The reason I did this was for a Language Arts project, but then I started to think that the Holocaust was cool to learn about. The survivors shared their stories, so I could learn how they survived through all of the things going on around them. It was also surprising how terrible it was back then. I also found it surprising how Hitler hated all of the people that were not like him. I found it surprising how they separated everyone, when they got to the camps. It was interesting to hear how life was, and how they survived in the concentration camps. I hope that this never happens again. shmm.org
NAME
Lydia
DATE
March 25, 2009 04:03 PM
LOCATION
IL
RESPONSE
After listening to the survivors story I felt really bad for Blanka because she had broken ribs and a broken spine. I also felt happy for her because she got out of the concentration camp and didn’t have to go through it like her family might have. Something else I learned is that after she finally came to the U.S, I was surprised to find out that guy came around showing a picture of her (Blanka’s) grandmother. I have been thinking also and wondering if the man with the picture knew she was coming to New York. Or if he was just showing the picture to everyone to see if they knew who was in that picture, so he could help them.
NAME
michael
DATE
March 25, 2009 01:58 PM
LOCATION
IL
RESPONSE
After listening to the survivor’s story I felt sad because hearing them tell how their families died was very sad and how they survived and went back for her mom but her mom died at a concentration camp. Something that I learned was that she is very smart because she got away 2 times. I learned how they got away and how they treated
them.
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