Teens Use Social Networking To Reunite Pair of Holocaust Survivors

Teens Use Social Networking To Reunite Pair of Holocaust Survivors

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Holocaust-fleeing friends -family photosWhile most students learn about Nazi Germany through books and movies, Naperville, Ill. middle schoolers have done real detective work to reunite two Holocaust survivors after 73 years.

Madison Junior High eighth graders used Google, Facebook and databases of newspapers to bring together Edith Westerfeld of Skokie, Ill. and Gerda Katz of Seattle. The two met as children on a 10-day voyage fleeing Germany for the U.S.

(READ the story in Huffington Post)

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