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1/3/11: A Lucky Child

Thomas Buergenthal
Thomas Buergenthal

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, Utah – Judge Thomas Buergenthal has said that when we talk about the Holocaust in numbers, the six million Jewish victims become a "mass of nameless, soulless bodies." And that's why he decided it was time to tell his story. Buergenthal has had a distinguished career as a scholar of human rights law and an international judge, but he's also one of the youngest survivors of the Auschwitz concentration camp. Thomas Buergenthal joins Doug to talk about his memoir A Lucky Child

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