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2016 Illinois Reading Conference
Reading: Unlocking Opportunities
September 29-30, 2016
Peoria Civic Center and Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette Hotel, Peoria, Illinois
Simone Liebster, author of Facing the Lion: Memoirs of a Young Girl in Nazi Europe, will be interviewed by Skype on Thursday, September 29. The conference session, Standing Up, Speaking Out, Standing Firm—Facing the Lion in Nazi Europe is from 9:30-10:30 am in Room 201.
Educator resources are available at Exhibit Booth 419.
“What enabled us to offer moral resistance and stay firm in the face of a tyrannical state?
“May these reflections, testimonies, and narratives help our visitors understand that intolerance leads to exclusion, persecution, and ultimately annihilation.
“May these historical accounts likewise inspire strength and courage in those suffering oppression of all kinds.”
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