Auschwitz & Me

A view of the main entrance to Auschwitz camp pictured on the day of the 72nd anniversary of liberation German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. On Friday, January 27, 2017, in Oswiecim (Auschwitz), Poland. (Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto)

The pizza at Auschwitz is great.

I thought about the propriety of that sentence the moment it popped into my head, while sitting on a rubber block in the car park eating the aforementioned snack, which was a thin and crispy vegetarian slice cooked to perfection in a small booth to the right of the museum entrance. I tested it on my mother when I returned home and she curled her lip. I was admonished for saying it, as I expected.

It’s not what you go there for, is it?

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