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Elie Wiesel, founding chairman of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, speaks during a ceremony to celebrate the museum's 20th anniversary in Washington, DC on April 29. 2013. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Elie Wiesel, founding chairman of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, speaks during a ceremony to celebrate the museum's 20th anniversary in Washington, DC on April 29. 2013. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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Since his death on Saturday, tributes have poured in for Elie Wiesel. The Holocaust survivor lost his parents and younger sister in the Nazi death camps and devoted his life to delivering the message, "never forget."

Here & Now remembers Wiesel in his own words, and Jeremy Hobson, who studied with Wiesel, adds his own memories.

Listen to audio included in this segment:

Elie Wiesel's Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech December 10, 1986

From Here & Now contributor WBUR, A 'Messenger To Mankind,' Elie Wiesel Continues His Fight Against Indifference

This segment aired on July 4, 2016.

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