Marie Jalowicz Simon survived the Holocaust by hiding with friends and strangers in Berlin.
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August 30, 2015 Hermann Simon's mother lived as a Jew in Berlin during World War II. Through cunning and disguise, Marie Jalowicz Simon managed to evade the Nazis right under their noses.
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Alice Herz-Sommer in July 2010.
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February 24, 2014 Alice Herz-Sommer survived two years in a Nazi camp. She performed for prisoners and said music saved her life. Her longevity, Herz-Sommer said, was due to an amazingly positive view of the world.
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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.
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April 29, 2013 On the museum's 20th anniversary, a Nobel laureate and a former president say coming generations must preserve the Holocaust's awful history. We all needed to be reminded, Clinton said, that "no matter how smart a people are, if you have a head without a heart, you are not human."
May 5, 2011 The Days of Remembrance, the nation's annual commemoration of the Holocaust, continue through Sunday.
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