Czech Holocaust survivor Eva Herrmannová describes an incident at school when a boy called her an antisemitic name and she physically attacked him. To her surprise, the teacher reprimanded the boy and told her she was right.
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Jan shares how a shopkeeper helped him hide and snuck him a train ticket so he could get farther from the Czech border. The shopkeeper, who was Jewish, said that he helped all refugees whether they were Jewish or not.
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Jaroslav describes how a German Army train was blown up right next to the train that was transporting him and other Jews through Czechoslovakia. He made the split-second decision to run up a nearby hillside and escape.
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Czech students made original artwork inspired by the following testimony clips for an annual contest in Czech Republic. Several of the students' art were displayed at the 2016 Ambassadors for Humanity Gala in Los Angeles.
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The contest is open to all secondary students, asking them to watch clips of testimony from the Visual History Archive and create artistic comic strip-style pieces inspired by the stories they heard.
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