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Blog: Through Testimony
Blog Posts by Alex Biniaz-Harris
September 2, 2015
Seeing new students starting their fall semester at USC – my recent alma mater – gives me a strange feeling. I have worked at USC Shoah Foundation during most of my career as an USC undergraduate student, and now I am about to step away from my favorite university and nonprofit organization. I’ve learned invaluable life lessons from video testimony as well as my wonderful coworkers.
About Alex Biniaz-Harris
Alex Biniaz-Harris is a recent USC graduate, with Bachelor degrees in business and music. Alex has worked for USC Shoah Foundation for three years, as a communications and social media marketing intern. His grandmother, Celina Biniaz, and her parents Phyllis and Irwin Karp are survivors of Schindler’s List. Both Celina and Phyllis’s testimonies are preserved in the Visual History Archive. In January 2015, Alex and fellow student and intern Ambrose Soehn wrote and performed a piano composition, “Melodies of Auschwitz,” at the 70th anniversary commemoration of Auschwitz’s liberation in Krakow, Poland.