Year of Gratitude - Day 273 - Elie Wiesel

Today is the birthday of Elie Wiesel. I read Night in the early 2000s and it changed me. I started to learn about the Holocaust, the role Poland, my home country, played in it and the very complex human issues generated by that genocidal event. Night was the first time I started to think about how memory, bureaucracy and evil can all be intertwined to destroy people, entire societies.  

I am grateful to have read this book and to have embarked on a scholarly journey that, though dark, shows that humanity can overcome itself.
"Human suffering anywhere concerns men and women everywhere." 

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