"Hearing one person tell their story gave a completely different perspective to what happened, as it wasn't about statistics or about a nation as a whole, but one person who lost his family and home." ~O. Avery (student)
Romania unveils a Holocaust memorial in honor of 300,000 Jews and Roma
On October 8th, 2009, Romania, a country that has at times denied the Holocaust occurred, finally unveiled a Holocaust monument dedicated to some 300,000 Jews and Roma who were killed during the Holocaust. President Traian Basescu said it was Romania's duty to "recognize the genocide during World War II" and to honor the victims.