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German Artist Revives Names of Holocaust Victims

This is verbatim of an article from the Philadelphia Inquirer on July 7, 2010. The link is no longer available.

German artist revives names of Holocaust victims

KIRSTEN GRIESHABER
The Associated Press

BERLIN - Artist Gunter Demnig carefully pried a cobblestone out of the sidewalk on Friedrichstrasse in downtown Berlin and replaced it with a shiny square brass plaque.

"Davicso Asriel lived here," the inscription read. "Born in 1882. Deported 25.1.1942. Murdered in Riga."