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July 14, 1997 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an emotional encounter with a heritage she only recently learned is hers, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on Sunday read the names of her grandparents among those of Holocaust victims painted on a synagogue wall here, an experience she said gave Nazi genocide "an even more personal meaning for me." With her voice seeming to crack, Albright also paid tribute to her parents, who she said saved her from "certain death" by converting to Christianity and fleeing Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia.
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July 14, 1997 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an emotional encounter with a heritage she only recently learned is hers, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on Sunday read the names of her grandparents among those of Holocaust victims painted on a synagogue wall here, an experience she said gave Nazi genocide "an even more personal meaning for me." With her voice seeming to crack, Albright also paid tribute to her parents, who she said saved her from "certain death" by converting to Christianity and fleeing Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia.
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