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Holocaust survivor to give lecture April 11

March 29, 2010

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Renee Firestone, a Holocaust survivor, will speak about her personal reflections of the Holocaust on Sunday, April 11, at 7 p.m. in SUB Ballroom A. This lecture is in honor of Yom HaShoah, the Holocaust Memorial.

Renee Firestone was in her early twenties and living with her parents and siblings in Hungary when they were taken to Auschwitz concentration camp.

An art show featuring the Art of the Children of Terezinstadt will precede the lecture at 4 p.m., followed by a dessert reception at 5:30 p.m.

The film, "Last Days" by Steven Spielberg, featuring Renee and four other Holocaust survivors, will be shown at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 9, and Saturday, April 10, in the Procrastinator Theater.

All events are free and open to the public.

For more information, call 994-3591.