A Holocaust Survivor Puts It All In Perspective In Under 90 Seconds

Roman Kent was 15 years old when he was deported to Auschwitz.

When his family arrived at the camp, he and his brother were separated from his mother and sisters.

He survived two different camp transfers and a death march to Dachau before finally being freed by U.S. forces at the end of the war. Miraculously, his siblings all survived.

He never saw his mother again.

Now, reflecting on this 70 years later, his words — from a poem by the great writer and survivor Primo Levi — are as haunting and urgent today as they were when they were written.

Please listen to it in his own voice. It's vitally important to keep the memory of what happened alive so that we can finally break the cycle of violence that leads us to repeat the mistakes of the past.


Usually the greatest fear after a wild night of partying isn't what you said that you might regret, but how you'll look in your friends' tagged photos. Although you left the house looking like a 10, those awkward group selfies make you feel more like a 5, prompting you to wonder, "Why do I look different in pictures?"

It's a weird phenomenon that, thanks to selfies, is making people question their own mirrors. Are pictures the "real" you or is it your reflection? Have mirrors been lying to us this whole time??

The answer to that is a bit tricky. The good news is that there's a big chance that Quasimodo-looking creature that stares back at you in your selfies isn't an accurate depiction of the real you. But your mirror isn't completely truthful either.

Below, a scientific breakdown that might explain those embarrassing tagged photos of you:

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