Holocaust survivor speaks to students

Posted at 12:34 PM, Jan 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-19 12:34:48-05

SUBURBAN BOCA RATON, Fla. -- A Holocaust survivor wants students to eliminate the word hate from their vocabulary.

Norman Frajman says the young generation should embrace a more positive and loving attitude.

The Poland native says his family was sent to concentration camps during World War Two.

He made it out after five years but his sister and mother died.

Teachers say it's important for students to understand the horrors of the Holocaust.

"Our teenagers today are our future. So hopefully they can do something to help prevent this in the future," said Abbe Snyder at Olympic Heights High School.

Frajman spoke at Olympic Heights High School in suburban Boca Raton.

The school has a Holocaust Memorial Wall honoring victims of the tragedy.

Tuesday the school added more names to the exhibit.