PHOTO OF Leo Frank 1915 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Barry Marietta, Georgia
    • 15.10.12 | 06:27 (IST)

    I was born and raised in Marietta, GA where Leo Frank, may he rest in peace, was lynched. My grandfather, may he rest in peace, lived less than a kilometer from the terrible place and could see it from his front door. As a native southerner of that period, he despised the actions of those who perpitrated such a henous crime. He trained me of the horrors biggotry cause. He died in 1965. The spot where this happened is now under Interstate 75. It was a terrible scar for a community to bear. I pass by the spot frequently.

    from the article: This day in Jewish history / Uprising at Sobibor
    First published 07:50 14.10.12 | Last updated 07:50 14.10.12
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