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Memorial Honors Nazis' Victims, One at a Time

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Memorial Honors Nazis' Victims, One at a Time

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Memorial Honors Nazis' Victims, One at a Time

Memorial Honors Nazis' Victims, One at a Time

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An artist in Cologne, Germany, is working to memorialize individual victims of the Nazis. He's embedding thousands of small concrete blocks, each topped by a brass plate, in sidewalks across the country. Each of these so-called "stumbling blocks" bears the name, and fate, of one person killed by Adolph Hitler's regime. Kyle James reports.