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they were separated in the concentration camps, and he only had his father, he then found out that his mother and sister were cremated alive in the ovens. in 1944 Elie's father died from starvation.

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Elie Wiesel's mother and younger sister were killed in the gas chambers at Auschwitz during the Holocaust. His father died later in Buchenwald concentration camp shortly before it was liberated.

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