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Some Holocaust survivors oppose 'concentration camp' comments. But they're also upset by treatment of migrants

LAS VEGAS - The detention centers where the U.S. government has held migrant children have sparked widespread outrage. But are they really, as some critics have suggested, concentration camps?

Celina Biniaz doesn't think so. To her, a concentration camp is a place where captives live in daily fear of being killed.

She should know.

At 13, she was in Auschwitz. She came face to face with the notorious Josef Mengele and saw the smoke from the chimneys as the sky darkened with ash of fellow Jews burned in ovens. She escaped with the help of Oskar Schindler, whose story was told in the Steven Spielberg film "Schindler's List."

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