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Blog: Through Testimony
Blog Posts by Allison Vandal
February 9, 2017
Middle school can be complicated. As students, we are preparing to go into high school, making new friends, going to our first dances, and unfortunately for too many of us having to deal with constant bullying. While there are those who might be the perpetrators and victims, there are many of us who are the bystanders and it is our duty to stand up against any form of discrimination. I learned through Holocaust survivor testimony that there are many ways to stand up for others.
About Allison Vandal
Allison Vandal is a ninth grader at Hunterdon Central Regional High School in Flemington, New Jersey. Allison along with her classmates Caroline Waters and Maya Montell won the 2016 IWitness Video Challenge for their video project “Community of Poetry.”