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‘Menschlichkeit’ inspires survivor’s life

MARILYN HAWKES Staff Writer | Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2013 10:00 am

Before Dr. Alexander B. White’s father was sent to a death train that would take him to Auschwitz, he shared a few last words with his son. “He had one wish for me, that if I should survive, I should be a mensch — a decent human being. And with that, he marched off with Mr. Heller (a family friend), and I can still see them being marched away together with hundreds of others,” White says.

Since then, White has treasured his father’s words and has strived to be a mensch.

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