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Florida Holocaust Museum marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day (w/video)

Left to Right: Morgan Lyons, 14, Clearwater, an 8th grader at St. Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School, Clearwater, lights memorial candles with Holocaust survivors Betty Grebenschikoff, St. Petersburg, and Herta Pila, Tampa, 1/27/17, at the Florida Holocaust Mueum, St. Petersburg. Friday was International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Grebenschikoff shared her experiences of escaping Nazi Germany with family members with students from the school. Grebenschikoff has also published a book called "Once My Name Was Sara," about her experiences.
Left to Right: Morgan Lyons, 14, Clearwater, an 8th grader at St. Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School, Clearwater, lights memorial candles with Holocaust survivors Betty Grebenschikoff, St. Petersburg, and Herta Pila, Tampa, 1/27/17, at the Florida Holocaust Mueum, St. Petersburg. Friday was International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Grebenschikoff shared her experiences of escaping Nazi Germany with family members with students from the school. Grebenschikoff has also published a book called "Once My Name Was Sara," about her experiences.
Published Jan. 27, 2017

The Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Friday, with a candle lighting ceremony including several living Holocaust survivors. Students from St. Cecelia Interparochial Catholic School, Clearwater participated in the ceremony and hard stories from Holocaust survivor Betty Grebenschikoff of St. Petersburg who fled from Nazi Germany with family members. Grebenschikoff's experiences have been published in her book called, "Once My Name Was Sara."