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Holocaust survivor talks about her experiences

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Gena Turgel was just 14 when her family were rounded up by German troops and sent to a prison called a concentration camp.

She was held for two years in terrible conditions and almost died.

She now works hard to make sure people remember what happened. Jenny went to meet her.

On 27 January every year, Holocaust Memorial Day is a chance for us to remember those who died and to make sure nothing like the Holocaust ever happens again.

What was the Holocaust?