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Two years ago marked the centennial of the birth of a truly remarkable man, the Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg. In 2012, the year “Raoul Wallenberg Year 2012″ was spent celebrating his life and achievements — and not just in Sweden and the United States, but in Hungary, in Israel, and in countless other locations around the globe. 1,254 more words
This evening, Swedish time, Raoul Wallenberg will be assigned to U.S. Congressional Gold Medal, for his rescuing of approx. 30,000 Hungarian Jews during WWII.
Nina Lagergren, 93 years old and the sister of Raul Wallenberg, has since his disappearance struggled to find out what happened to her brother. 221 more words