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We remember authors for the stories they tell and the many ways their words can entertain, enlighten and inspire us. The death of a beloved writer can leave us with a collective sense of loss, feelings of nostalgia, the belief that an era has passed. Fortunately for us, we will always have their works. This memorial site was created to honor and remember authors who've touched our lives.
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9/30/1928 - 7/2/2016

Authors: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning author who told the story of his Holocaust internment in his autobiographical novel "Night," died July 2, 2016. He was 87. Born Sept. 30, 1928, to a Jewish family in Transylvania's Carpathian Mountains, Wiesel was just a boy when World War II began. It was 1944 when the Nazis invaded his hometown of Sighet and placed Wiesel and his family – along with thousands of their neighbors – in ghettos. Within months, the Nazis moved those ghetto residents...
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