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Honoring the Righteous

WWII diplomatic heroes honored for helping Jews escape Holocaust

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When the atrocities of the Holocaust came to public light, many unsung heroes remained in the shadows. In a ceremony at the United Nations on Monday, some rescued Holocaust survivors met their unknown heroes, or those heroes' family members, for the first time since the war. The international community honored government diplomats who risked their careers and lives to save thousands of Jews fleeing Nazi terror.

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