Holocaust survivor, 90, arrested in Missouri protest

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‘A 90-year-old Holocaust survivor has joined the fray of protests in Missouri regarding the shooting death of Michael Brown, even being arrested Monday, according to local news outlets.

Blogger Steven Hsieh Nation took a photograph of police escorting Hedy Epstein after arresting her for failure to disperse in St. Louis and posted the story on The Nation.

“I’ve been doing this since I was a teenager. I didn’t think I would have to do it when I was 90,” Epstein told The Nation, as two officers walked her to a police van. “We need to stand up today so that people won’t have to do this when they’re 90.”’

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