Ellie 2.0 Radio – January 27, 2023

To commemorate World Holocaust Remembrance Day, we begin with a story about CANDLES (Children of Auschwitz Nazi Deadly Lab Experiments), a nonprofit in Terre Haute IN and the stories of three Holocaust survivors who lived in Terre Haute. It’s quite a collective story about survival and idealism, with the survivors believing that if their personal stories were told, the world might somehow avoid repeating the horrors of the past. The Big Interview is an encore of my January 2022 interview with Kelsey Waits, whose family also suffered persecution—this time because as a school board candidate in Hastings MN, her child was intentionally outed as transgender, all to attack Kelsey. In the C-Block, I share about my experiences of meeting two different Holocaust survivors when I lived in Boston (trigger warning—I get quite emotional).