Over the past 35-years in journalism, I have had the privilege of reporting truly remarkable and memorable stories from around the Bay Area, the country, and the world.
I've had boots on the ground in major hurricanes, political conventions, papal visits, royal visits, the Columbine tragedy, John Glenn's return to space aboard the shuttle, the O.J. Simpson trial and on and on.
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But more than any other assignment, my trip to cover the March of the Living in Poland with Holocaust survivors is perhaps the most powerful personal and professional experience of my life.
To see Auschwitz and other concentration camps in that context, with those who survived them, was simply unforgettable.