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Holocaust remembrance service held near Plymouth

Holocaust remembrance service Credit: ITV News

A holocaust remembrance service was held for people from different faiths this morning at Mount Edgcumbe near Plymouth.This was one of the biggest events in the south-west.

Local schools are also taking part by putting on seminars and recitals.

Later the Lord Mayor will light a candle in honour of those who survived the holocaust and other genocides.

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