Written by Elie Wiesel
"Eight words spoken quietly, indifferently, without emotion. Eight simple, short words"
Coming of Age:
Elie was born September 30, 1928 in Sighet, Transylvania. He was the third and only son out of four siblings. His parents were Sarah Feig and Shlomo Wiesel.
Awards and Honors
1. Holocaust Memorial Award and the New York Society of Clinical Psychologists in 1975.
2. Noble Peace Prize in 1986.
3. Medal of Liberty in 1986.
He has also been awarded and honored with more titles than one can count!
Today, Wiesel is still alive at the age of 87 and is married to his wife, Marion Erster Rose.