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Survivor Profiles: Sam Harris

Samuel R. Harris (born Szlamek Rzeznik) is one of the youngest Survivors of Nazi concentration camps. Born in 1935 in Deblin, Poland, he was just four years old when the Nazis occupied Poland. Sam and his seven siblings and parents were forced to move into the ghetto. Read more of Sam’s story>>

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It was like they were sitting right in front of me, and we were having a conversation.

Interactive Holograms: Survivor Stories Experiences

Meet a virtual Holocaust Survivor in the Abe & Ida Cooper Survivor Stories Experience holographic theater.

Imagine sitting in a theater talking to the hologram of Fritzie Fritzshall as she recounts her harrowing story of survival during the Holocaust. Picture talking to her about life when she was imprisoned at Auschwitz and about the promise she made to the 599 women who saved her life. After a short intro film, you will be able to ask questions to the holograms of Fritzie Fritzshall, Aaron Elster, and other Survivors in this award-winning innovative exhibition. Read More

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