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Elie Wiesel Timeline

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Shelly Perry

on 18 December 2012

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Transcript of Elie Wiesel Timeline

Elie wiesel Night Elie was sent to the Ghettos Elie, along with his family and all other Jews in Sighet, were banished to a ghetto. Elie was taken to the camp With his family and other Sighet Jews, Elie is packed into a cattle car and sent to Auschwitz. at the concetration camp, Elie says goodbye to his mother and little sister, not knowing that it was goodbye forever. he cling to his father Elies Father As Elies's gets sicker and weaker, Eliezers strength
and will are tested. He keeps his father alive until they arrive at the next camp. Buchenwald. Even there he keeps him alive for several days. 1985 1986 Elie Wiesel wins the Nobel Prize for Peice Elie is a free Man... His first act as a free man is to ear like crazy. after his feasting he gets food poisoning and goes to the hospital, where he almost dies. 2001 Where is Elie Wiesel today Elie Wiesel is still alive and lives in New York and is 80 years old Elie is moved to new camp Elie and his father are moved to a new camp, Buna, Where they work in a warehouse he manages to save his gold capped tooth by pretending to be sick every time the dentist came Elie gives upon God On Rosh Hashanda, Eliezer decides that man is stronger than God A symbolic ground breaking ceremony is held at the future site of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Elie Wiesel addresses the Days of Remembrance ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda, Washington DC, saying "How does one mourn for six million people who died? How many candles does one light? How many prayers does one recite? Do we know how to remember the victims, their solitude, their helplessness? They left us without a trace, and we are their trace."

He is granted the rank of Grand-Croix in the French Legion of Honor, France (Commandeur, 1984; Grand Officier, 1990).
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