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Madison Junior High School students use social networking to reunite Holocaust survivors


While most students learn about Nazi Germany through books and movies, Naperville, Ill. middle schoolers have done real detective work to reunite two Holocaust survivors after 73 years, reports the Huffington Post. Madison Junior High eighth graders used Google, Facebook and databases of newspapers to bring together Edith Westerfield of Skokie, Ill. and Gerda Katz of Seattle. The two met on a 10-day voyage fleeing Germany for the U.S., according to the Chicago Tribune…

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