Elie Wiesel speaks at Vermont's Middlebury College in 2002. The Holocaust survivor, Nobel laureate and author died July 2 at the age of 87. Jordan Silverman/Getty Images hide caption

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Fresh Air Remembers Elie Wiesel, Holocaust Survivor And Nobel Peace Laureate

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Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize-winning author, at a news conference in Budapest, Hungary, in 2009. Bela Szandelszky/AP hide caption

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Elie Wiesel, Holocaust Survivor And Nobel Laureate, Dies At 87

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In the Hall of Remembrance at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, visitors can light candles in memory of the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis and their collaborators during World War II. Nicholas Kamm /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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