Human spirit honored at Holocaust ceremony
Monday, April 24, 2006
Of The Patriot-News

Three years ago, Kaitlin Bolster’s life changed when she cried while reading “The Diary of Anne Frank.”

Yesterday, the Trinity High School ninth-grader had tears in her eyes again when she called the diary “moving and upsetting to read” during an outdoor ceremony marking Yom Hashoah, the Jewish day of remembrance for the 6 million Jews who died in the Holocaust.

“After reading stories of teenage girls like myself being literally torn away from their families, I realize how fortunate I am that my loved ones are safe,” Kaitlin told 100 people in front of the 15-foot-tall Holocaust memorial in Riverfront Park. “I do not h