Survivors Of Elie Wiesel, Primo Levi, And Benjamin Meed

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After going through a traumatizing experience, there is two paths a person can go down. While going through a terrorizing experience will most likely cause some form of perpetuating physical or mental harm, everyone has a choice to either confront their issues or let their issues destroy them. After the Holocaust, survivors were unknowingly faced with this choice. Some survivors surely fled from their traumatizing experience by hiding from their problems. Others faced their problems and were able to create many remarkable things and have long, successful lives despite the adversity they had faced. Survivors of the Holocaust such as Elie Wiesel, Primo Levi, and Benjamin Meed had successful careers which enabled them to educate the public about the Holocaust through their writings and establishments. Elie Wiesel was one of the many people who were forced into the heinous concentration camps in Germany as a young man. Wiesel was born on September 30th, 1928 in a small Romanian village to an extremely devoted Jewish family. Wiesel himself was very proud of his beliefs and studied them continuously. After being forced into a ghetto, he eventually reached Auschwitz where he and the rest of his family would have to endure the struggles of daily life. Despite the horrors he faced there, he still “tenuously held on to his faith in God” (“Elie Wiesel”) and remained true to his beliefs. After spending time in several different concentration camps, he was finally liberated from

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