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  • Leon Leyson, Schindler survivor, 83

    January 16, 2013 | 12:31 pm

    Leon Leyson, the youngest Jew to be saved by Oskar Schindler and his famous list during the Holocaust, died Jan. 12 in Whittier, following a four-year struggle with lymphoma. He was 83.

    Called “Little Leyson” by the German industrialist who saved him and 1,100 other Jews, Leyson...

  • Youngest person on Schindler’s list dies

    January 15, 2013 | 1:43 pm

    The youngest person saved by German industrialist Oskar Schindler has died.

    Leon Leyson, who Schindler called "Little Leyson," died of lymphoma on Jan. 12 in Whittier, Calif., at 83, the Los Angeles Times reported.

    Leyson was 13 when he went to work at Schindler's factory in...

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