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Abe Katz is gregarious and resilient — attributes that no doubt helped him survive Auschwitz. On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the infamous Nazi concentration camp, it remains difficult to imagine the horrors doled out by Hitler’s SS …

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Abe Katz, 91, remembers the five years he survived at Auschwitz concentration camp as a teen. He was liberated from Auschwitz 70 years ago on Jan. 27, 1945. Always the optimist in life, he hasn't missed voting in an election since he became a U.S. citizen. He's lived in Salt Lake City since 1950. Utah Auschwitz survivor: ‘This story should not be forgotten. It could happen again.’
    Abe Katz is gregarious and resilient — attributes that no doubt helped him survive Auschwitz. On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the infamou...
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