LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - More than a dozen Laredoans headed out to the Joe E. Guerra Library in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the holocaust.
During the event, Webb County Judge Tano Tijerina officially proclaimed April 20th, 2017 Holocaust Remembrance Day in Webb County.
Different members of the local Jewish community also attended the event to remember more than six million victims who died during the holocaust.
The Laredo Public Library says each year more and more survivors pass away and it is important to remember them so that history is not lost.
United High School also participated in the event by providing the color guard and choir.