Frantz Samedi holds his lifeless 5-year-old daughter, Tamasha Jean, who died when Hurricane Ike's flood waters swept children and the elderly from their homes in the small Haitian town of Cabaret in this Sept. 7, 2008 photo. This photo is one from a series from the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News by Miami Herald photographer Patrick Farrell.
Lisin was a 13 year old Russian Jew who was brought to Birkenau through the infamous "Gates of Death" via train on February 10, 1942. His official fate remains unknown; however, he likely perished in the gas chamber soon after this mugshot was taken. This boy would have been considered a "double enemy" to Adolf Hitler because he was both a Russian and a Jew.
Genie is one of the closest cases to investigate "the Forbidden Experiment." Genie is the pseudonym for a feral child who spent the first thirteen years of her life locked inside a bedroom strapped to a chair. She was a victim of one of the most severe cases of social isolation ever documented. Genie was discovered by Los Angeles authorities on November 4, 1970. After, she was never able to grasp language or the concept of grammar, generating evidence for the 'critical period' theory.
Three men who stood in the same line in Auschwitz have nearly consecutive numbers: From left, Menachem Shulovitz, 80, bears B14594; Anshel Udd Sharezky, 81, was B14595; and Jacob Zabetzky, 83, was B14597. “We were strangers standing in line in Auschwitz, we all survived different paths of hell, and we met in Israel,” Mr. Sharezky said. "We stand here together now after 65 years. Do you realize the magnitude of the miracle?”
The Forgotten Victims: The Gypsies of Europe were registered, sterilized, ghettoized, and then deported to concentration and death camps by the Nazis. Approximately 250,000 to 500,000 Gypsies were murdered during the Holocaust - an event they call the Porajmos (the "Devouring")