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Jan. 27 is Mother Maria Skobstova.
Jan. 28 is Grigol Peradze.
Jan. 29 is Pete Seeger.
Jan. 30 is Imam Moussa al-Sadr.
Jan. 31 is Masahisa Goi.

Worldwide observances of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Benjamin Pratt writes about a pilgrimage to Dachau, a piece you’re free to share.
Suzy Farbman tells about a woman’s search to find the song that defined the love of her parents, both Holocaust survivors.
Slavery today? Anti-human-trafficking author Susan Norris reports in our Bird on Fire department.

Did you know it’s the world’s largest human migration? Stephanie Fenton’s story includes news, recipes and much more!
(AND: Here’s our easy index to all holidays.)

Ed McNulty recommends a rarely seen South African movie, based on a true story.

CAREGIVERS: Have you written up your own Care Plan? See this important video about why that’s so important.

FEED THE SPIRIT: “Eli” Finkelman is back! And he’s got a remarkable story of history, culture, science … and yeast!

HIS LENS / MY PEN: Debra Darvick has another gorgeous, thought-provoking image.

RODNEY CURTIS: He’s SHER-locked! Or, is that Sher-LOCKED! Or … well that’s enough of a … clue.

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