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School kids meet with Holocaust survivors

March 5, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Fifty Holocaust survivors met with hundreds of students Friday at the 11th Annual Holocaust Art and Writing Contest at Chapman University.The group included Curt Lowens, a holocaust survivor and actor in the movie, "Angels & Demons."

More than 500 students from high schools, middle schools and parochial schools in Los Angeles and Orange Counties took part in the event.

The ceremony was presented by Chapman University's Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education and the 1939 Club, one of the nation's largest Holocaust survivor organizations.