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Change Your World Celebration

Friday, Sept. 18


Recounting her experiences as a 10-year-old at the Nazi extermination camp Auschwitz, Eva Mozes Kor told Time magazine in 2014 she had been reduced to "a mass of cells to be studied" by the infamous "angel of death" Dr. Josef Mengele, who singled out Kor and her twin sister for use in experiments at the camp.

Since 1978, Kor has toured the world lecturing about her time as a "guinea pig" at Auschwitz, but rather than dwell on Mengele's barbarism, her tack has been toward forgiveness.

The Wassmuth Center for Human Rights will host Kor on Friday, Sept. 18 at the 12th Annual Change Your World Celebration, which is set to include a dinner, music, silent auction and inspiring talk by honoree Kor, whose amazing story of surviving the Holocaust was told in the documentary Forgiving Dr. Mengele.