Build this nice TP Flyer with just a few objects you could find round the house. That might be a narrative like the one about the kid who was dying and wanted to gather enterprise cards, and got tens of millions and millions as his determined parents announced he had recovered and no longer needed extra cards. However the Whitwell story goes to another stage, a touching one, as the scholars make new buddies by their venture. Two of them are Peter and Dagmar Schroeder, White House correspondents from Germany, who visit the town and write about it. Many extra have been Holocaust survivors, who as a bunch visited Whitwell for a pot-luck dinner at the Methodist church, lessons on the school, and a group reception.

In 1998, three middle-faculty teachers in Whitwell, Tenn. (pop. 1,500) came up with a project for the eighth grade class: Learn about intolerance by learning the Holocaust. The scholars learn The Diary of Anne Frank and did web analysis, discovering that during World Warfare II, the Norwegians wore cute paper clips clips in their lapels as a silent gesture of solidarity and sympathy with Hitler’s victims.