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Fairfax County resident Irene Weiss, 85, tells an audience about her experience as a 13-year-old teenager at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp in Poland, where most of her family was murdered and she toiled daily in forced labor for more than a year with her older sister, Serena. Her eyewitness account received a standing ovation Sunday at a Holocaust Remembrance seminar called “Seeking Justice: 70 Years After Nuremberg.”

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Community Remembers Holocaust, Honors Victims and Survivors

More than 400 people remembered victims and survivors of the Holocaust on Sunday at an interfaith service in Fairfax at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia.


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