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NCR Blog: Getting to Know Krakow, the Soul of Poland

During my first trip to Krakow nearly twenty years ago, as the train rattled through Austria toward the Polish border, the thought came to mind that these tracks were likely the same used to transport the Jews and other so-called enemies of the Nazi state to Auschwitz. When the air conditioning went out that warm day in late June, I could scarcely muster a complaint thinking of the terrifying conditions others had experienced in boxcars on the way to meet their death five decades before.

Posted on April 6, 2016 and filed under World Youth Day Krakow.