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‘Never again’

Sitka residents gathered in Totem Square to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Yom HaShoah.

Sitka residents gathered in Totem Square to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Yom HaShoah (KCAW photo/Rachel Waldholz)

Monday, April 28th, was Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Yom HaShoah. About thirty people gathered in Sitka’s Totem Square in a light rain as St. Michael’s Cathedral tolled its bells. Residents paid tribute to the victims of the Holocaust, but also remembered more recent genocides, in Cambodia, Rwanda, and Bosnia — and spoke about the struggle to keep the vow that came out of the ashes of World War II: never again.

KCAW’s Rachel Waldholz was there, and sent this audio postcard, featuring the voices of Sitka residents Toby Campbell, Elliot Bruhl, Annabel Lund and Phil Burdick.

 

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