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Dec 17, 2004 - Auschwitz

12-17-04 I visited Auschwitz today. It was quite an intense experience. Words cannot really describe it. For anyone in the world, a trip to Auschwitz is not easy. Knowing my own flesh and blood was murdered and tortured there made it very personal. It touched the depth of my soul when our guide was walking us through Birkenau, which was the massive camp equipped with gas chambers and incinerators to "efficiently murder and burn 10,000 humans in one hour. The chimneys there burned 24 hours a day. The guide explained that "trains of Jews...

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