Italian Holocaust survivor a hero to many, target to others

Apr 09, 2021 199

BY: CNAAN LIPHSHIZ

The reassuring speeches, the morale-boosting flyovers and the evening balcony applause for medical staff have done little to impress 90-year-old Liliana Segre.

A prominent lawmaker in her native Italy who barely survived Auschwitz as a teenager, she has maintained a sober attitude throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, which hit Italy early and hard in February 2020.

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SOURCE: https://www.sun-sentinel.com

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