Magda’s granddaughter Amy reflects on the loss of her grandmother.
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Sharing Magda’s Holocaust Story With Younger Generations
Magda Brown frequently spoke with students of all ages who were conducting interviews and research for school projects. Below is an example — an interview between Cedric, an eighth grade student from Wisconsin, and Magda. 1. How would you think that the Holocaust or the Auschwitz camp impacted the world?I think that it shocked theContinue reading “Sharing Magda’s Holocaust Story With Younger Generations”
Magda Brown Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree from Aurora University
In May 2013, Magda received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Aurora University. A survivor of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Magda is dedicated to telling her story to as many people as possible. At 86, she travels around the state – and globe – giving speeches. She has reached thousands of people. Watch the presentation at Aurora’sContinue reading “Magda Brown Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree from Aurora University”
Aurora University Remembers Kristallnacht
On November 7, 2013, Magda joined the Aurora University community to remember Kristallnacht. AU’s event marked the 75th anniversary of the night on which Nazi hatred against the Jews was unleashed in violence, desecration, brutality and bloodshed-and on which ordinary Germans stood by as the pogrom unfolded. The university assembled a panel of expert witnesses toContinue reading “Aurora University Remembers Kristallnacht”