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Auschwitz Trip: Teens Look at a History of Horror

A group of students participating in Batchelor Middle School's "BTV" program have made the trip to witness the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

  • Listening to the tour guide

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    Photo: Stan Jastrzebski

    Caleb Baechtold, 16, listens to Bogusha, an Auschwitz tour guide, explain an exhibit at the former prison camp.

  • Eva Kor's Tattoo

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    Photo: Stan Jastrzebski

    Wendy Vencel, 13, shoots a photo as CANDLES museum founder Eva Kor displays the tattoo she was given at Auschwitz.

A group of students participating in Batchelor Middle School’s “BTV” program have made the trip to Poland to witness Wednesday’s 65th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz prison camp.  WFIU’s Stan Jastrzebski talked to some of them on the eve of the event.

Stan Jastrzebski

WFIU/WTIU News Senior Editor Stan Jastrzebski spent time as a reporter with WGN Radio in Chicago and as an editor at Network Indiana, an Indianapolis news service. Stan is the winner of awards from the Associated Press, the RTDNA, the Indiana Broadcasters Association and the Society of Professional Journalists. He hosts WFIU's Ask the Mayor and anchors WTIU's InFocus.

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