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Immaculee Mukakalisa, a survivor of the Rwandan genocide, lights a candle at Spokane's Temple Beth Shalom on Sunday for Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. The observance, attended by about 400 people, was not only a commemoration of the Holocaust, but also of more recent acts of genocide in Rwanda, Sudan and elsewhere in the world.

Members of the Spokane Jewish Youth carry candles. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Members of the Spokane Jewish Youth carry candles.

Nine-year-old Ruby McConnell carries a candle. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Nine-year-old Ruby McConnell carries a candle.

Sacajawea Middle School eighth grader Libby Palmer, winner of the Eva Lassman Memorial Creative Writing Contest, Middle School Division, reads her story. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Sacajawea Middle School eighth grader Libby Palmer, winner of the Eva Lassman Memorial Creative Writing Contest, Middle School Division, reads her story.

University High School 10th-grader Easton Benson, winner of the Eva Lassman Memorial Creative Writing Contest, High School Division, reads her story. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • University High School 10th-grader Easton Benson, winner of the Eva Lassman Memorial Creative Writing Contest, High School Division, reads her story.

Yom HaShoah Planning Committee member Hershel Zellman watches a speaker. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Yom HaShoah Planning Committee member Hershel Zellman watches a speaker.

Holocaust survivor Stephen Adler speaks. Adler left his home country of Germany in 1939 as part of the Kindertransport program and relocated to England. The English government authorized the entry of unaccompanied Jewish children, who were placed into foster care. The rest of his family also moved to England, separately, in 1939, including his father, who was released from a concentration camp in December 1938. He eventually moved to the United States, where he currently resides in Seattle. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Holocaust survivor Stephen Adler speaks. Adler left his home country of Germany in 1939 as part of the Kindertransport program and relocated to England. The English government authorized the entry of unaccompanied Jewish children, who were placed into foster care. The rest of his family also moved to England, separately, in 1939, including his father, who was released from a concentration camp in December 1938. He eventually moved to the United States, where he currently resides in Seattle.

The crowd listens as Holocaust survivor Stephen Adler speaks. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • The crowd listens as Holocaust survivor Stephen Adler speaks.

The Ferris High School Chamber Orchestra performs. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • The Ferris High School Chamber Orchestra performs.

Holocaust survivors Irene Boehm, front, and Carla Peperzak light a candle. - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Holocaust survivors Irene Boehm, front, and Carla Peperzak light a candle.

Yom HaShoah Planning Committee member Bill Bender, right, hands out pins to Juliet Barenti, left, and her 6-year-old son Jacob. The pins say "zachor," which translates to "remember." - YOUNG KWAK
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  • Yom HaShoah Planning Committee member Bill Bender, right, hands out pins to Juliet Barenti, left, and her 6-year-old son Jacob. The pins say "zachor," which translates to "remember."

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