By Lauren Pulte

Contributing Writer

Friday, September 28, 2007

After years of silence, Holocaust survivors once again are being heard.

Miami University faculty member Dr. Benjamin Voth is giving Holocaust survivors a gift that many of them had taken away many years ago — a voice.

Voth helps survivors turn their memories of the Holocaust into powerful speeches.

“Everyone deserves to have a voice,” Voth said.

Over the past two years, Voth, director of forensics and associate professor of communication at Miami University, has led public speaking workshops through the Survivor Affairs and Speakers Bureau of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C