Memories That Last Again Elie Wiesel Analysis

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Memories that last forever A memory is usually something that impacts the life of someone so much it leaves a part behind that can 't be forgotten. It bring back good times, but can also bring back all the bad, horrible things that changed life without a warning. The Holocaust is an event in history that has affected so many people, ending up affecting history itself. Not only does it bring back bad memories for people but also a haunting thought about the future and this catastrophe happening again. A surviver and Nobel peace winner, Elie Wiesel, brought his story to the hearts of many, teaching and inspiring about his past. Wiesel and his family were taken to Auschwitz concentration camp with millions of other Jews. During his journey he is faced with obstacles that seem to be the end for him, but his father keeps him going and motivated to survive. Wiesel didn 't know if he would …show more content…
President Obama wanted to remind the people of the torturous events that happened during this time. While hearing his speech, many reminders came to mind about all the suffering and violence during this time. The purpose of his speech was to remind the audience about the event and to stress the importance of never forgetting it. Obama made the audience realize that the survivors are dying at a fast rate and are trying to visit their concentration camps for the last times as a form of tribute for all the victims. In the article, Obama Remembers Liberation Of Auschwitz-Birkenau On 70th Anniversary, an Auschwitz survivor named Levi warned us by saying, “It happened, therefore it can happen again. . .It can happen anywhere.” The obligation given to the audience is to listen to the stories and remember the value each human being has. This generation needs to reflect and realize that this could happen

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