Those who were helped by Portugal's consul general, Aristides de Sousa Mendes, during World War II assemble outside the former Portuguese consulate in Bordeaux. Sousa Mendes issued 10,000 visas to Jews including Stephen Rozenfeld (center front, in blue), George Helft (center front, in white) and Lissy Jarvik (third from right), before being recalled and dismissed from the diplomatic service. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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'Portugal's Schindler' Is Remembered, Decades After His Lifesaving Deeds

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Elie Wiesel speaks at Vermont's Middlebury College in 2002. The Holocaust survivor, Nobel laureate and author died July 2 at the age of 87. Jordan Silverman/Getty Images hide caption

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The Pokémon Go mobile game is the top-grossing app for Android and iPhone. Today, the U.S. Holocaust Museum and Arlington National Cemetery asked people to refrain from using the game while visiting the somber sites. Richard Vogel/AP hide caption

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Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize-winning author, at a news conference in Budapest, Hungary, in 2009. Bela Szandelszky/AP hide caption

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Elie Wiesel, Holocaust Survivor And Nobel Laureate, Dies At 87

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This is where the Burning Brigade was housed. The apparatus in the middle is not the original, but ones like it were used as ramps so that the bodies could be stacked high and set alight. All the pits at Ponar were originally dug by the Russians to store fuel. Ezra Wolfinger for Nova hide caption

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Former Auschwitz guard Reinhold Hanning on the last day of his trial for being an accessory to the murder of 170,000 people at the camp in Nazi-occupied Poland. The 94-year-old was found guilty. Bernd Thissen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Guta and Mayer Rak with their daughter, Eda, in 1947. Eda was born in Lodz, Poland, when the Raks briefly returned to their home country after the end of World War II. Courtesy Sabina Rak Neugebauer hide caption

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For more than 70 years, the false bottom on this mug hid a Holocaust victim's treasures. Mirosław Maciaszczyk/Auschwitz Museum hide caption

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For 70 Years, A Mug In Auschwitz Held A Secret Treasure

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Czech Republic's President Milos Zeman (left) decorates Nicholas Winton with the Czech Republic's highest decoration, The Order of the White Lion, in Prague, on Oct. 28, 2014. Winton, a British citizen who died last year at age 106, saved 669 mostly Jewish children from the Nazis by transporting them out of Prague to Great Britain in 1939. Petr David Josek/AP hide caption

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'Britain's Schindler' Is Remembered By Those He Saved From The Nazis

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A kindergarten teacher in Jerusalem stands with students as they listen to sirens that played nationwide on Thursday to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day. This year, a new national Holocaust curriculum is being fully implemented in kindergarten. Ellen Krosney for NPR hide caption

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In Israeli Kindergartens, An Early Lesson In The Holocaust

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South America has a tradition of offering a haven to refugees, including my grandfather, Miguel Garsd, pictured here in Argentina, where he began practicing medicine in the 1930s. His family had fled pogroms in the Ukraine in the late 1800s. Courtesy of Jasmine Garsd hide caption

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French far-right National Front founder Jean-Marie Le Pen arrives for a news briefing at party headquarters in Nanterre, near Paris, on Thursday. The executive committee decided to expel Le Pen from the party over remarks downplaying the Holocaust. Christian Hartmann/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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