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The Students Who Stood Up To Hitler

Have you ever heard the story of the White Rose?

Seventy-six years ago, on this day, Sophie Scholl (21 years old) and her brother Hans Scholl (24 years old) were executed for standing up to the Nazi regime; yet their impact lived on. The two siblings were students who in the midst of World War II in 1943 Nazi Germany, founded a non-violent group of medical and college students to stand up to Hitler’s Regime, a group that would go down in history as The White Rose