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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR TO VISIT SOUTHEAST CLASS

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Nov. 18, 2002 - Marylou Ruhe, a survivor of the Holocaust, will speak about her experiences, at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Southeast Missouri State University.

Ruhe will speak to students enrolled in UI 440 "The Holocaust." The class will be held in Carnahan Hall Room 202.

Ruhe, who now lives in St. Louis, was born in the city of Lodz, Poland. She survived the Lodz Ghetto, the Auschwitz Death Camp and the Enforced Labor Camps. She is a docent at the St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center, as well as a speaker giving lectures and presentations in Greater St. Louis and Illinois. She is a writer of short stories based on her memories of the Holocaust.

 

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