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Morris Glass, a Holocaust survivor, visited the Oakwood School and shared his experiences on Tuesday, April 16, 2013.   (Aileen Devlin/ The Daily Reflector)
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Morris Glass, a Holocaust survivor, visited the Oakwood School and shared his experiences on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. (Aileen Devlin/ The Daily Reflector)

Holocaust survivor shares his story

By Katherine Ayers

The Daily Reflector

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Seven decades have done little to erase what Morris Glass endured during World War II. And he wants to do everything he can to make sure no one else has to experience what he did.

“It’s in your hands, it’s in your power to make sure something like this never happens again — not just to the Jewish people, but to anyone else,” the 85-year-old Holocaust survivor said Tuesday as he shared his story with students at The Oakwood School and others at East Carolina University as part of the Holocaust Remembrance Days.


Glass, born in Poland in 1928, described his first 11 years as “very, very happy.” That ended on Sept. 1, 1939, when World War II broke out.

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