Each year on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we are reminded that there are fewer survivors left from whom to learn and to hear stories of courage. These survivors urge us to take a moment and remember a world turned upside down.

This year, Izzy, Freida, Anna and Jack took the time to share with us nuggets of wisdom from lives spent overcoming the unimaginable, the unthinkable.

Instead of dwelling on the past, they look toward the future, teaching others and promoting peace and acceptance.

Click here for a dose of inspiration from these giants of human courage.