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Triumph After The Camps: Sylvia Wiener’s Journey of Survival at the Alvin Sherman Library

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The extraordinary story of Sylvia Weiner, a Canadian who survived the Holocaust and went on to be a pioneering marathoner. Learn more on Sunday, January 6, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Alvin Sherman Library.

Born in Poland, Weiner was only 12 when she was separated from her parents and seven siblings in 1942. Her family was taken to Treblinka camp, never to return, while Weiner was shuttled from Majdanek to Auschwitz and then to Bergen-Belsen. She survived the Holocaust to become a pioneering marathoner, earning the first women’s master’s title in 1975 at age 44 at the Boston Marathon.

For more information, contact Nora Quinlan,  nora@nova.edu or 954-262-4637

Here’s the link : http://sherman.library.nova.edu/sites/spotlight/event/triumph-after-the-camps-sylvia-wieners-journey-of-survival/