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Meet Elie Wiesel And The Holocaust

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One of the most horrific events in all of history… the Holocaust. The Holocaust in all killed over 6 million Jewish people, but there are still some survivors today to tell the their story so we can learn. A few never want to speak about the war and the one’s that do have taught us things we can’t even imagine. Meet Elie Wiesel, writer, teacher and survivor of the Holocaust. Elie was born on September 30, 1928 in Sighet. Once put into Auschwitz on May 1944 he was tattooed with the number A-7713. According to the Elie he said “... I was thrown into a haunted universe where the story of the human adventure seemed to swing irrevocably between horror and malediction”(Wiesel 1/2). This shows that the Holocaust must have been an awful thing
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