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Lakeville Journal

FALLS VILLAGE — Holocaust survivor Endre (Andy) Sarkany told his story to a group of students at Housatonic Valley Regional High School on Monday, May 13.

Sarkany, 82, described how he and other Jews were persecuted and exterminated in Hungary by the homegrown Nazis, the Arrow Cross, and later by the Germans themselves.

He didn’t pull any punches. He also didn’t let the students daydream, even helping social studies teacher Deron Bayer get the students down in the front of Room 133 and stopping to say, “If you are not paying attention I will come up...