Clare L.

Clare L., a former Facing History student, is a graduate of Magnificat High School in Cleveland and part of the Wellesley College class of 2011. Clare is an associate client advisor at Bessemer Trust Company.

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Dangers of Indifference

Posted by Clare L. on July 31, 2014

In my senior year at Magnificat High School in Cleveland, I signed up to take a class on the Holocaust called “Dangers of Indifference.”

The class was unique in that three teachers taught it: a history teacher, an art teacher, and a religion teacher. Having these three perspectives helped me understand something I had not realized before – that hatred is not the largest problem we face, indifference is.

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Topics: Cleveland, Student Voices, Choosing to Participate, Identity, Facing History Together, Holocaust, History

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