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Pope recalls Shoah, condemns nationalism

The Holocaust Wikipedia The Holocaust, also known as the Shoah, was the World War II genocide of the European Jews. Between 1941 and 1945, across German-occupied Europe, Nazi Germany and its collaborators systematically murdered some six million Jews, around two-thirds … Continue reading

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The making of a tree

Watch as Ryan’s Reading Tree is assembled in the Children’s room at the Modesto Library

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Swallowed By the Waves: Remembering Tohoku 2011

Five years ago, I woke to a text from my sister that there had been an earthquake in Japan. I thought little of it, lying in my bed in Ohio. Only a few weeks beforehand, an earthquake there had appeared … Continue reading

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