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Marking the Shoah – in Mississippi

On that day, the brilliance of the murdered children of the Holocaust and the spark of the present generation were united as the Unknown Child Holocaust Memorial/Park was launched. On a breezy, rather chilly March morning at an unlikely location in rural Mississippi, two groups of children separated by more... Read more »

Children’s Holocaust memorial taking shape at former Elvis ranch 4-18-16

March 23, 2016 — Holocaust survivor Friderica Beck Saharovici takes part in a launch event for the "The Unknown Child" project in Horn Lake Wednesday morning. The Unknown Child Foundation announced plans for a completed sculpture placed in a park setting on the grounds of the Circle G. Ranch. (Stan... Read more »

Ambitious development plans outlined for Elvis’ Horn Lake ranch

The first pieces of a massive redevelopment around Elvis's old Circle G Ranch in Horn Lake are coming together, the project's managing partner said Thursday. Davage "Buddy" Runnels Jr. outlined an initial phase that includes, among other features, a welcome center, restoration of both the honeymoon cottage used by Elvis... Read more »

Crossing the Line: Southaven Chamber relocates and some Elvis trivia

A maybe-not-so-unlikely alliance Last week's launch of the Unknown Child Foundation at Elvis' old Circle G Ranch in Horn Lake brought together two seemingly disparate missions. But maybe not. Organizers spoke of the way a higher power seemingly brought those seeking a memorial to children killed in the Holocaust together... Read more »

Unknown Child memorial moves forward 3-23-16

What started as a collection of pennies to symbolize the number of children who died as a result of the Jewish Holocaust is about to become a real reminder of the extermination of innocent youngsters whose only “crime” to the German Nazi regime what their heritage and religion. An organization... Read more »