Elie Wiesel Reflection

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Elie Wiesel is a Jewish boy who was taken to the Auschwitz concentration camp with his family. Elie Wiesel lived through the Holocaust and went through emotional and physical changes.Elie Wiesel was separated from his mother and sisters at the concentration camp; he is with his father for the rest of his father 's shortened life. Elie Wiesel watched as his father was beaten by the kapo, Elie witnessed numerous people die throughout his time in the concentration camps. Elie Wiesel and ninety nine plus people were shoved into train carts and taken various places, and were never told where they were going. Elie Wiesel watched as men threw babies into the crematorium. Elie Wiesel went through some big life changes and as a result he lost his faith in God, he lost his family.As a result of his experiences during the Holocaust, Elie Wiesel changes from a religious, sensitive little boy to a spiritually dead, unemotional man. When Elie Wiesel first arrived at Auschwitz with his family, he was a nice, sweet, innocent fifteen year old boy that had done nothing wrong to Hitler. Soon after they arrived at Auschwitz, they were told to separate by gender. Elie was separated from his mother and his sisters He had to stay with his father and leave his mother and sisters behind to never see his mother or his sister Tzipora again. Elie and his father were interrogated by a prisoner and were told to change their age and that if they did not they would be burnt in the crematorium. Even

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