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Arriving by train ~ Birkenau
11-APR-2018

Arriving by train ~ Birkenau

There were hundreds of people who came to Auschwitz & Birkenau on April 11, 2018, ahead of the International March of the Living.
I photographed this woman as she was remembering her loved ones who perished during the Holocaust.
She and her family were there to participate in the activities the following day.

The International March of the Living celebrated its 30th Anniversary on April 12, 2018, as people marched down the same 3-kilometer path leading from Auschwitz to Birkenau on Holocaust Remembrance Day Yom Hashoah as a tribute to all victims of the Holocaust.

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MarcViskens23-Jun-2018 14:05
very touching
Liz Bickel21-Jun-2018 08:01
What a potent image.
Fong Lam20-Jun-2018 16:36
A very moving image, well captured...V
Tom Munson20-Jun-2018 15:10
Wonderful candid.
slhoornstra20-Jun-2018 08:21
Very effective for the subject. Good work! V
larose forest photos20-Jun-2018 03:29
A very sobering shot. V
Dave Petersen Photography20-Jun-2018 00:22
WOW!!! Powerful and such a poignant reminder of the past. A stellar composition with how you used the lines of the tracks. VVV+++
LynnH19-Jun-2018 15:41
Poignant reminder of dark times. Excellent work. V
Carl H. Johnson19-Jun-2018 10:32
A very memorable image!!!~V~
Marcia Rules18-Jun-2018 23:53
Very touching. Makes me think. V
Ton, Ben & Rob Nagtegaal18-Jun-2018 21:08
What a powerful image Stephanie. V
Colin Storey18-Jun-2018 21:02
Powerful and thought provoking photography.
Frank Brault18-Jun-2018 20:48
A very powerful image that helps all not to forget. V
Blandine Mangin18-Jun-2018 13:24
bel hommage ! v
Charlene Ambrose18-Jun-2018 03:33
A very touching image, well captured! V
woody3418-Jun-2018 03:28
A very touching photograph, such a terrible time,..V
Jim's Atavistic Visions18-Jun-2018 03:05
Very moving and interesting.
Pierre Martin18-Jun-2018 01:43
great thinking to put the picture in b/w!
janescottcumming18-Jun-2018 01:42
A very poignant image. V
Yi Feng18-Jun-2018 01:34
Beautifully captured.
Nick Paoni18-Jun-2018 01:27
Such a powerful shot made even more so by the impressive black and white rendering.
bill friedlander17-Jun-2018 23:03
A poignant reminder of a hellish time. V
Helen Betts17-Jun-2018 22:48
A very sobering image, well captured. V.
Jackdad17-Jun-2018 22:11
Those rail tracks, carrying people to their deaths... a place of unimaginable horror.
Jim Coffman17-Jun-2018 19:06
A very meaningful candid!
Regine L.17-Jun-2018 19:04
Keep up the remembrance lest we forget.v
globalgadabout17-Jun-2018 19:02
touching...what a horrible time in human history..
joseantonio17-Jun-2018 18:29
such a horrible place...V
laine17-Jun-2018 18:17
Very poignant....
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