Holocaust survivor shares survival story with Lester sixth graders

For the past 13 years, Holocaust survivor Sidney Finkel has visited Lester and shared his survival story with sixth graders. During his annual visit yesterday, he read excerpts of his book, “Sevek and the Holocaust: The Boy Who Refused to Die” and answered many questions from the very captivated students.

“We feel very fortunate to be able to provide the students with this first hand learning opportunity,” said Lester sixth grade teacher Kate Salsbury.

Thank you, Mr. Finkel, for returning year after year to share your inspirational story with Lester students.

Photos and information contributed by Lester sixth grade teachers Kate Salsbury and Marina Kasicki.