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Elie Wiesel's Passing

4 Jul 2016

Eliezer "Elie" Wiesel, survivor of Auschwitz and Buchenwald, later became a writer. His book Night became an iconic work on the topic of the Holocaust. Among the many honors he had received were the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986 and the US Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1992. He passed away in his home in New York, New York, United States on 2 Jul 2016.

For more information:
Wikipedia: Elie Wiesel

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1. Stacy says:
4 Jul 2016 04:08:29 PM

He was brave to speak open truth.

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