State Representative Daniel Kagan credits the man in the center of this photo for saving his parents' life. During World War II, Kagan's parents, who were Jewish, were rounded up and put into a ghetto in the Lithuanian town of Kaunas. Kagan’s father was forced to work at an iron factory, where he would meet Vytautus Rinkevicius. Rinkevicius helped hide Kagan's father, mother and grandmother in a small box-like room they constructed inside a factory. Kagan, who represents the suburbs south of Denver, will tell this story tomorrow, at the Governor's Annual Holocaust Remembrance. He speaks with Ryan Warner.
[Photo: Courtesy of Daniel Kagan]