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PRINCETON (WVVA) - Some local students want to honor Holocaust victims in a very special way.

Teens from Princeton Senior High School are planning a remembrance service for the end of the month.

They are partnering with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and will have guest speakers and artifacts.

The students feel like it’s their job to educate the public, and especially younger generations, about the Holocaust so that it doesn’t happen again.

"In a lot of ways it's really unfathomable to people like us because we didn't live in that time,” said Jacob Austin, one of the students helping to put the service together. “We learn from our history. We cannot let history repeat itself.”

The remembrance service will be at the Chuck Mathena Center on April 29th at 6pm and it's open to the public.

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