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Tuesday, January 27, marked the tenth anniversary of International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Although the day may have already come and gone, at Lions Pride, we wholeheartedly agree with the many sources that have said, “We must remember, remind and never forget.”

Less than a century ago, over six million innocent people were killed because of one defining factor, their faith. Commemorating this anniversary gives us a chance to reflect on the progress the world has made since that time, while realizing how far we still have to go.

With each passing day, we get closer and closer to a time when there will be no remaining Holocaust survivors to tell us their first-hand experience about that troubling period; all we will have left are pictures.

Take some time this week to follow to remember those innocent men, women and children.

If you are planning to travel this summer there are a number of Museums that share the story of the Holocaust. Here is the list by state: