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Elie Wiesel

Eliezer "Elie" Wiesel KBE ( /ˈɛli vɨˈzɛl/; Hungarian: Wiesel Lázár; born September 30, 1928) is a Romanian-born Jewish-American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor. He is the author of 57 books, including Night, a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in the Auschwitz, Buna, and Buchenwald concentration camps. Wiesel is also the Advisory Board chairman of the newspaper Algemeiner Journal.

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    Man, as long as he lives, is immortal. One minute before his death he shall be immortal. But one minute later, God wins.
    Elie Wiesel (b. 1928)

    Once you bring life into the world, you must protect it. We must protect it by changing the world.
    —Elie Wiesel (b. 1928)