Italian Who Survived Auschwitz Awarded Top Political Honor

Liliana Segre, 87, has been made a senator-for-life in Italy.

The following article, written by Frances D’Emilio, appears on the Associated Press.

A Jewish woman who was one of the few Italian children to survive deportation to a Nazi death camp has been made a senator-for-life in Italy.

President Sergio Mattarella’s office said Friday that he chose senator for the honor because she had made the nation proud with her commitment to telling schoolchildren about the Holocaust.

Continue reading at The Associated Press.

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