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Holocaust Survivor to speak at Casey Middle Feb. 5

Casey Middle School will present a talk by Holocaust survivor Sophia Veffer on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 5:30 p.m. in the school auditorium, 105 Casey Road. The special presentation is free and open to the public.

Ms. Veffer was born in Amsterdam in 1929 and survived Germany's occupation of Holland. She immigrated to the United States in 1954.

A Living Holocaust Exhibit, created by eighth grade students, will be open for public viewing before and after Ms. Veffer's talk, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. and from 6:30-7 p.m. The exhibit honors Elie Wiesel's work as founding chairman of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.