Victims of Nazi 'Euthanasia Program' Memorialized in New Berlin Monument

Many of the program's 300,000 victims throughout Europe remain anonymous to this day

Anna Lehnkering developed normally until she was four years old. Born in Germany in 1915 at the height of World War I, she had lived in the city of Oberhausen, near a riverbank in the Ruhr district. She had two older siblings, and two more were born after her. Her mother noticed Anna’s odd behavior when the little girl began crawling into her bed at night, frightened and trembling. Later...