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The Holocaust: Presence of the Past

Photographs by Judy Ellis Glickman With my cameras in hand, I walk the endless railroad tracks… All that I see and photograph speaks to me of its past, as if each object is bearing witness, a silent witness, to the evil and tragedy that was the Holocaust. – Judy Ellis Glickman Artist’s Statement And the…

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Michael’s Story

For the public opening of the Michael Klahr Center in May 2008, HHRC transformed the building’s entrance with an interactive mixed media installation called Michael’s Story. Vivid murals, archival photographs, and a short original film combine with artifacts of startling emotional resonance to tell the story of a hidden child of the Holocaust – a survivor…

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Courier-Gazette: Sheriff says he became a cop in response to bullies

Trafton recently took part in a panel discussion on domestic violence along with four survivors of abuse at the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine in Augusta. The event was in conjunction with the “Finding Our Voices: Breaking the Silence of Domestic Abuse” exhibit on display at the HHRC though Dec. 13, which was…

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Finding Our Voices

The Holocaust and Human Right’s Center of Maine (HHRC) and the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence (MCEDV) are thrilled to host renowned photojournalist Patrisha McLean’s extraordinarily brave multi-media exhibit, Finding Our Voices: Breaking the Silence of Domestic Abuse. Patrisha, a photojournalist based in Camden, started this project after her ex-husband Don McLean of “American Pie” was arrested for…

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Press Herald: Voices and faces of domestic violence on display in Augusta

McLean, the Camden photographer whose ex-husband, the singer Don McLean, was convicted on charges related to domestic abuse, is giving voice to her story and the stories of more than a dozen other women who have extricated themselves from abusive situations. The multimedia exhibition, “Finding Our Voices: Breaking the Silence of Domestic Abuse,” is on…

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