I just started watching "Inheritance," a documentary about the daughter of Amon Goeth (the guy played by Ralph Fiennes in Schindler's List).
The daughter says that she had always been told that her father, like many men, had been killed in the war. She also says that she never got along with her mother. Those two things eventually came together—her relationship with her mother spurred her to find out more about her father.
How? Because one day, when the daughter complained about doing chores or something and said something about her mother's "goddamn dog," the mother responded by saying, and I quote, "You are like your father, and one time you will die like him."
Suddenly I feel the need to call my parents and thank them for every time they decided to yell at and/or spank me rather than predicting that I would someday be hanged for committing genocide.