Eva Mozes Kor

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Eva Mozes Kor (January 31, 1934 – July 4, 2019) was a Romanian-American writer and activist. She was a survivor of the Holocaust. Along with her twin sister Miriam, Kor was experimented by Josef Mengele at the Auschwitz during World War II. She lost both of her parents and two older sisters to the Holocaust.[1] She was born in Porț, Romania.

Kor lived in Terre Haute, Indiana. She founded CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center, which teaches children about the Holocaust. Kor died in Krakow, Poland while on an educational trip to Auschwitz on July 4, 2019 at the age of 85.[2]

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  1. "History of CANDLES". CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center. Retrieved 31 January 2011.
  2. report, Tribune-Star staff. "Holocaust survivor, forgiveness activist Eva Kor dies at 85". Terre Haute Tribune-Star. Retrieved 2019-07-04.

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