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Governor Holcomb declares "Eva Education Day" in Indiana

Posted at 8:21 AM, Jan 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-07 08:21:31-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb, R-Indiana, is honoring late holocaust survivor Eva Kor with a day to teach more people about her story.

Holcomb signed a proclamation Monday, announcing Jan. 27, 2020, to be "Eva Education Day" in Indiana.

That's also the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

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Kor dedicated most of her life to educating people about the holocaust after she survived medical experiments in Nazi concentration camps.

She created a museum in Terre Haute and led multiple tours of the camps in Europe.

Kor passed away this past July.