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MSMS Students Meet Holocaust Survivor Robert "Bob" Behr

Holocaust survivor, Bob Behr, with MSMS faculty member, Julie Heintz, and some of the MSMS students who attended the lecture.

Holocaust survivor, Bob Behr, with MSMS faculty member, Julie Heintz, and some of the MSMS students who attended the lecture.

On Tuesday, 50 MSMS students had the privilege to hear 93-year-old Holocaust survivor, Robert "Bob" Behr speak. The lecture, hosted by Mississippi State University, was about Behr's experience in the concentration camps of Nazi Germany.

According to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Behr was born on March 1, 1922 in Berlin. Just 11 years later, Adolf Hitler rose to power and anti-Semitic legislation swept across Germany.

To learn more about Mr. Behr's story click here.

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