Katy Perry visits Auschwitz, says experience left her with 'heavy heart'

The pop star was performing in Poland and decided stopped at the former death camp.

By JTA
February 27, 2015 08:35
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Katy Perry. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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American pop star Katy Perry visited the site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp.

Perry, 30, visited the site Wednesday after performing the previous night at the Krakow Arena in Poland as part of her Prismatic World Tour.

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She posted a photo of the prisoner barracks on Instagram with the caption, “My heart was heavy today.”

Perry also quoted from the memorial plaque at the site and added a quote from Spanish-American writer George Santayana:  “The one that does not remember history is bound to live through it again.”

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