Canadian Volunteer Helps Unearth Franco’s Victims

September 13, 2012

Danee Wilson helping to exhume one of the the bodies.

A Canadian university student named Danee Wilson working with the Association for the Recovery of Historical Memory (ARMH) recently helped to uncover the bodies of three people killed by General Fransisco Franco in the 1940s.  ARMH works to fin and exhume the graves of Franco’s victims and has found over 150 mass grave sites and 1,324 bodies with the help of student volunteers from around the world.  According to the ARMH’s vice-president Marco Antonio Gonzalez:

“We are always proud that young people from other countries are interested in the subject and want to use their free time to help us,” he said in an email. “They transmit this support to the family members of the missing.”

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