Cougar Questions: Was it appropriate for a teenage girl to post a smiling selfie at the Auschwitz concentration camp?


Breanna Mitchell, an 18-year-old from Alabama, went to Poland last month to visit the Auschwitz concentration camp. While on site, Mitchell took and posted a smiling selfie to Twitter. Social media users exploded with insults and even death threats aimed at Mitchell. Mitchell explained that she planned to take the trip with her father, who passed away before they could go. She said her smile and photo are for her father. We asked BYU students what they thought of the photo and the online world’s response.

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