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Happy Birthday to Sir Ben Helfgott!

Meet Holocaust survivor & Olympic weightlifter Sir Ben Helfgott, who recently celebrated his 92nd birthday. 

As a child of the Shoah, he went through the Piotrków Trybunalski ghetto, two labor camps, & three concentration camps. At the end of the war, he was among the 732 child survivors taken in by the UK.  

Despite his trials and tribulations, Ben won 3 gold medals at the Maccabiah games and served as UK team captain in the 1956 and 1960 Olympic Games.
Happy birthday hero - we wish you many blessed and healthy years to come! 

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