Museums turn to immersive tech to preserve the stories of aging Holocaust survivors

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A young visitor experiences “A Promise Kept” at the Illinois Holocaust Museum. Scott Edwards/Illinois Holocaust Museum

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Most Holocaust survivors are in their 80s or 90s. With every year, fewer remain to tell us their stories. So museums and archives are using advanced technologies to preserve their testimonies and introduce them to new generations.

For example, at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie, you can slip on a virtual reality headset and enter the world of survivor George

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