Yellow Rose and the Numbers on Her Arm

Jewish Tribune
Written by: Rena Green

TORONTO – The prom king took his queen by the hand as he escorted her onto the dance floor. A silent hush fell over the crowd, as they watched the couple sway to the music. The prom queen looked down at her arm to admire her beautiful corsage; the yellow flower arrangement sitting just below the string of blue numbers tattooed on her arm.

Last Wednesday, the third annual Senior Prom, a night filled with music, dancing, food attracted about 450 people, of whom 330 were Holocaust survivors. The Yellow Rose Project held the event at the Beth Emeth Synagogue.

Excerpt taken from here.