Norm Eisen, the U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic, poses at his official residence in Prague in October 2013. Eisen's mother was born and raised in what was Czechoslovakia and was sent by the Nazis to the Auschwitz concentration camp, which she survived. Filip Singer/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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For U.S. Ambassador, Ties To Prague That Transcend Diplomacy

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A picture of former Czech President Vaclav Havel lay among candles and floral tributes as people gathered in Prague on Thursday to honor him. Odd Andersen /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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