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April 21, 2010

Lee DeWyze is the best…

Filed under: TV shows — Tags: , , — furtherglory @ 11:21 am

Last night I watched Lee DeWyze sing “The Boxer,” an old Simon and Garfunkel song.  Simon declared it to be the best performance of the night, even though Lee was only the second singer. If you missed it, here is the video from YouTube. (more…)

Westerbork camp is being rebuilt

Filed under: Holocaust, World War II — Tags: , , , , , , , — furtherglory @ 10:20 am

Westerbork was a transit camp for Jews in the Netherlands; this is the camp where Anne Frank and her family were sent in August 1944 after someone betrayed them to the Gestapo. Over 400,000 people visit the site of the former camp every year, although there is virtually nothing there.  According to recent news reports, the camp is being rebuilt for the benefit of tourists. (more…)