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August 22, 2003
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A Polish artist in the Netherlands is selling “Auschwitz souvenirs” to remind people to fight discrimination. Agata Siwek, 30, who grew up near the infamous death camp, says she is selling items like crematorium refrigerator magnets, Auschwitz baseball caps and “Arbeit Mach Frei” key rings and T- shirts to remind people of the Holocaust and the need to combat discrimination and war, Reuters reported. Holocaust survivor Salomon Zanten, 81, said seeing such items could trigger painful memories. “It’s a bad idea,” he said. “How far does one go?”

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