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May 23, 1994 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
John Henry Weidner, the Dutch-born hero decorated by many nations for rescuing more than 1,000 Jews and Allied airmen from the Nazis during World War II, has died at his home in Monterey Park. He was 81. Weidner, who moved to the United States in the mid-1950s to escape memories of the war, died Saturday of heart failure, the Southern California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists announced Sunday.
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May 23, 1994 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
John Henry Weidner, the Dutch-born hero decorated by many nations for rescuing more than 1,000 Jews and Allied airmen from the Nazis during World War II, has died at his home in Monterey Park. He was 81. Weidner, who moved to the United States in the mid-1950s to escape memories of the war, died Saturday of heart failure, the Southern California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists announced Sunday.
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December 10, 1989 | LAURENT BELSIE, THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR
Rabbi Harold Schulweis began his search for moral heroes when his children sat down to watch a television special on the Holocaust. "I had this strange feeling of wanting them to see it," he recalled in a telephone interview, but "hoping that they would not leave totally despaired and paranoiac." For Schulweis, who lives in Oakland, the dilemma was doubly sharp.
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