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D211 Post: Holocaust Survivor Shares Experiences with PHS Students

              On October 2, 1943, eight-year-old Steen Metz and his family were taken from their home in Odense Denmark by a group of Nazi officers and put on a train for the Theresiennstadt Ghetto.  After suffering through 18 months of atrocities including the loss of his father, terrible living conditions, and malnutrition, Steen and the other prisoners were liberated. Seventy-eight years later, Steen shared his story with students of Palatine High School.             During the hour-long, virtual presentation, Metz ...