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I don’t remember the exact reason Jorge changed the topic of our discussion from pleasantries to languishing and wasting away. He just suddenly began talking about the fate of the countless people existing in refugee prison camps in underdeveloped nations. We … Continue reading

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Defy The Darkness (Review)

One of the joys of browsing through shelves of used books is the discovery of a title that promises to be an exceptionally good read.  When I pulled out the copy of Defy The Darkness:  A Tale Of Courage In … Continue reading

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Wisdom From Viktor Frankl

While rereading Dr. Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning, I wondered why nobody had thought to make his birthday an official holiday.  Certainly there are commemorations that honor the memory of the Holocaust and the millions of victims.  But a Victor … Continue reading

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Some Holocaust Memorials

I take time out, at this time each year, to study and ponder the implications of the Holocaust. The extent of the crimes, altogether, is too much to take in all at once, so I usually focus on one aspect.  … Continue reading

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