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Elie Wiesel

Wiesel had to overcome many adversities such as death, cruelty, and starvation. These adversities made Elie Wiesel become the man he is today; he is truly a humanitarian.
Elie Wiesel was born in Sighet, Transylvania, on September 30th, 1928. He was 15 when he and his family where sent to a camp by the Nazi’s, seperating him and his father from his mother and sisters. His mother and younger sister were murdered, his two older sisters survived; as did he, and his father died shortly after the both of them were sent to Buchenwald.
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The killer came to kill, and the victims came to die.” ― Elie Wiesel
The only thing Hitler wanted to do was kill, because the Jews didn’t have the same beliefs and religion as him. No one in that camp wanted to die it was simply if you don’t do what I say you die. If you don’t give me the work i’m looking for you die. Hitler came to kill and the Jews came to die. "Elie Wiesel Quotes." Elie Wiesel Quotes (Author of Night). Web. 11 Dec. 2014. …show more content…

Behind me, I heard the same man asking:
"For God's sake, where is God?"
And from within me, I heard a voice answer:
"Where He is? This is where--hanging here from this gallows..."
That night, the soup tasted of corpses.” ― Elie Wiesel
It was cruel everything the Jews had to witness. They had to watch people get murdered, people they knew. They had to see people be starved and beaten. People who were so inisent getting hung or shot in front of everyone. Imagine being that person that has to watch others walk in lines to the gas chambers. They know where they are going and so do you, but they are to scared to do anything about it and so are you.

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“Bread, soup - these were my whole life. I was a body. Perhaps less than that even: a starved stomach. The stomach alone was aware of the passage of time.” ― Elie Wiesel
The Nazi’s starved everyone in those camps except for themselfs. The Jews didn’t have a lot of food, it got to the point where their legs were like sticks and their ribcages were clear. People were dying daily because it was unhealthy for them to have so little food. People knew they were going to die with the way they were fed. They could probably hear there stomach rumbling throughout the day and

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