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Over 60 years ago in Poland, there was a large work camp. A lot of people lost their lives because of a horrible event. Today this concentration camp is fading away, caused by the yearly visitors and its natural surroundings. This concentration camp is specifically called Auschwitz. Auschwitz should not be saved.
The concentration camp could be preserved as an interesting piece of history. It could be kept open to represent all of the people who had suffered and died in Auschwitz. They could make it into a memorial so no one would ever forget what had happened in that exact place. Some people that survived the concentration camp might want it to be saved. Then they could share their journey with people who want to learn more about Auschwitz. A lot of people are very interested in learning about the concentration camp. According to the article “Can Auschwitz Be Saved?” by Andrew Curry, public interest in the camp has never been higher. Visits have doubled this decade, from 492,500 to more than $1 million in 2009.
Some people say Auschwitz shouldn’t be saved. Well there are some valid reasons for that. They should tear down Auschwitz for people who do not want to remember all the horrible things that took place there, and also for people who get emotional when they see it. A lot of people might get scared when they see the concentration camp. They could have lost someone in the camp that meant a lot to them. If someone that survived the concentration camp would want it tore down, they would, understandably, not want to remember all the bad things they saw and all the bad experiences they faced. One more reason is that it would cost a large amount of money to keep the concentration camp. Author Andrew Curry wrote that the Polish government in 2009 asked European nations, the United States and Israel to contribute to a fund from which the Auschwitz museum could…...

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