Numbered: Auschwitz Tattoos

The Current

They are small tattoos, a letter ... a few numbers. But they are the unmistakable mark of Nazi evil, seared into the arms of Holocaust survivors from Auschwitz and Birkenau. Now, some children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors are choosing to imprint those same numbers on their bodies in deference to, and memory of their beloved aging relatives. Some see this as a moving tribute .. Others are deeply distressed.

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