Eighth grade students from St. Joseph School in Cold Springs, Ky., touch a relief image created with bullet casings at the Holocaust & Humanity Center inside the Cincinnati Museum Center in Cincinnati on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. (Photo: Sam Greene/The Enquirer)

A survey released earlier this month found that 80% of millennial respondents believe it is important to continue teaching about the Holocaust.

While this aspect of the survey reflects a willingness and commitment to learn from the past on the part of millennials, the general public and media chose to focus on different aspects of the survey – like the fact that almost two-thirds of millennials and Gen Zers do not know that six million Jews were killed in the Holocaust, and almost half do not know the name of any concentration camp.

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