Holocaust: Memory And Resolve

Memory And Resolve

Anyone who has visited the Vietnam Memorial on the Mall in Washington knows the feeling of being overwhelmed, defeated, by its mass of names. There are just too many to bear.

Now imagine a hundred Vietnam Memorials arrayed on the Mall. The earth would sink beneath the weight of such sorrow. Yet it would take that many Vietnam Memorials to list the names of those killed in the Holocaust. And it would still not be enough. There would still be nearly 200,000 left uncommemorated, more than have died of AIDS in America in all the years of the plague.

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