Recently I was selected as an applicant for Jauntaroo a travel and tourism company that was making headline news with a campaign to find a chief world explorer to travel and blog. The coveted Chief World Explorer job was open for a month to anyone in the world to apply, with over 3,000 applicants I was selected to be one of them. The applicants are chosen on a few things, Who you are, what you have done, and your marketability. each applicant is to make a 60 second video. Mine is about my travels and philanthropic activities. You can vote for each applicant by clicking on their link. A screen shot of mine is pictured here.
Auschwitz-Birkenau is a series of death camps established in 1940 by Nazi Germany in the suburbs of Oswiecim a polish city that had been annexed by the Third Reich.
Arbeit macht frei = Work will set your free- The famous sign about Auschwitz1 entrance was erected my metal workers in June 1940.
Since I took world history in high school I had been fascinated by the personal survival stories of WWII and the aftermath. It was in the last 10 years that I also became increasingly interested in my paternal grandmothers family background that may have been effected by the cruel treatments and mass murders that transpired during this time. Continue reading →