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Posted: Wednesday, November 9, 2016 10:00 am

With the passing of Shimon Peres, Israel lost a piece of its history. As the last of the living founding fathers of the State of Israel, many people – not just Israelis – feel like it is the end of an era. Peres’s living testimony of the establishment of the State of Israel, fraught both with enormous challenges and miracles, provided hope and inspiration to many people.

Thankfully, there were young kids during the beginning years of the State of Israel who picked up documenting history as a hobby. One of those kids was Michael Levin, an Israeli born son of Polish and Russian immigrants to Israel, who started collecting autographs of famous people and celebrities when he was 12 years old.

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