From high-tech to Holocaust
By Julie Kay/Staff Writer

Holocaust survivor Elane Geller speaks to Grange Middle School eighth-graders Monday during a video teleconference.
More than 60 years after the end of World War II, the number of Holocaust survivors steadily dwindles. Today’s young people who speak to them and hear their inimitable firsthand accounts are among the last to have that chance.

When Fairfield’s Grange Middle School teacher Karen Sprowles saw that window of opportunity closing, she decided to make sure her students had such a conversation. On Monday she and more than 75 of her students walked from her classroom to where Holocaust survivor Elane Geller spoke, at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles.