“dfather was only twenty-one when he saw the horrors of a concentration camp. War and violence are rooted in evil, pride, and ego. There’s almost always another alternative, but it seems the world has yet to embrace this fact. And it is the children who innocently suffer.”
“the United States government long concentrated populations of American Indians on reservations, prisoners of the Civil War, and incarcerated Japanese Americans in camps.”
“It’s easy to think that when faced with evil, we will choose the side of good. But the rhetoric of evil is slippery. It creeps upon us. The only way to combat it entirely is to remain constantly vigilant.”
“The Washington rowing crew’s story in1936 reminds us how vital connection is in the COVID-era.”
Max Garcia, a Holocaust survivor, details how he met my grandfather, a 21 year-old Army sergeant at the end of WWII.
“exciting and chilling all at the same time.” – J. Timmer