Sometimes people choose to disclose pieces of their history in the hopes of helping others appreciate the background that led them to form an opinion, or to offer others hope for the future. The speaker in this clip gave me goosebumps, brought me to tears, and then made me want to stand up and cheer. Note that the following clip is from March, 2017, but in light of what has been going on in our country, this strikes me as even more powerful now than it was last year.
See what you think. The pic link will take you to the video on Twitter.
Bernard Marks, 90, survivor of Auschwitz & Dachau, confronts ICE director Thomas Homan and Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones at public forum. pic.twitter.com/6u4PeoANis
— Gabriel Thompson (@G_Thompson1) March 29, 2017
You can also read an OpEd Mr. Marks wrote last year on SacBee.