Saturday, July 2, 2016

Nobel Laureate And Holocaust Survivor Elie Wiesel Dies At 87

Reuters: Holocaust survivor, Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel dies at 87

Activist and writer Elie Wiesel, the World War Two death camp survivor who won a Nobel Peace Prize for becoming the life-long voice of millions of Holocaust victims, died on Saturday. He was 87.

Wiesel was a philosopher, speaker, playwright and professor who also campaigned for the tyrannized and forgotten around the world. He died at his home in New York City, the New York Times reported.

The Romanian-born Wiesel lived by the credo expressed in "Night," his landmark story of the Holocaust - "to forget the dead would be akin to killing them a second time."

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WNU Editor: He will be missed.

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