The next picture is the PHOTO PROMPT. Does it speak to you? Tell us a story in a hundred words or less.
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Word Count: 100
I was born seven years after the Nuremberg trials ended and in our household the subject of the Third Reich remained an open wound.
“Never forget what ‘they’ did to ‘us,’” intoned my mother.
Even now, whenever I see barbed wire, I’m haunted by visions of hollow stares and sunken faces.
Yet, there are those who try to reinvent history and their students swallow the lies like oysters on the half shell.
“Did the Holocaust really happen?” asks my young coworker.
“Tell me, Tanisha.” I gaze into her eyes and tap her bronze hands. “Did slavery in America really happen?”