Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull .
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About 12 years ago my husband and I visited Poland with an English-speaking group, whose purpose was to explore Jewish roots in the country. The itinerary was comprised of the usual mix of once-thriving communities before the Holocaust and the major concentration camps.The 28-strong group was made up largely of ex-patriot Americans, one European, my husband and I who were from Australia, and an Israeli couple with good English. Out of the whole group only I, one American and the European had a direct connection to the Holocaust.