Silent Heroes: A Tribute on Veteran’s Day

At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of November 1918, the First World War ended with an armistice. On that day, the seeds of Veteran’s Day were planted. For as long as I have been alive, Veteran’s Day had its place on the calendar. The problem it seems to come and go without as much notice as it deserves. I have [...]

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The Survivor Who Saved Others

April 16 has different means for many people. For Jews around the world it marks the Day of Remembrance, a time to pause to remember the horrors of the Holocaust. Its whispered theme is “never again.” The Holocaust was real for Liviu Librescu. As a child in his native Romania, Nazi guards herded him and his family into the ghetto of Foscani. [...]

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