Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel dead at 87

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Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel has died.

His death was announced today by Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. Wiesel was 87.

Wiesel shared his harrowing story of encampment at Auschwitz as a teenager through his classic memoir “Night.”

He went on to write many other books, lecture worldwide and become a living reminder of the Nazis’ atrocities.

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