When I was in high school, I read Elie Wiesel's "Night." It was a graphic, chilling account of his horrific experiences in the Nazi death camps during World War II. Wiesel was 15 when his family was taken to Auschwitz. He survived by telling the Germans he was 18, according to a CNN report. Wiesel was put to work, instead of being put to death. After the war, he spent the remainder of his life as a human rights advocate. Wiesel was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. May he rest in peace.

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