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"There is divine beauty in learning, just as there is human beauty in tolerance. To learn means to accept the postulate that life did not begin at my birth. Others have been here before me, and I walk in their footsteps. The books I have read were composed by generations of fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, teachers and disciples. I am the sum total of their experiences, their quests. And so are you."

—Elie(zer) Wiesel (b. 1928) Romanian-born writer, lecturer, survivor Nazi camps, Nobel

 

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  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:02:24 GMT 
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  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:09:04 GMT 
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VIDEO: Meet the accidental stormtrooper 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:08:53 GMT 
    How one man's luck landed him a place in cinema history


The metal detectors saving marriages 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:41:59 GMT 
    The metal detectorists who are saving marriages


Timothy Spall: How I became Turner 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:59:56 GMT 
    How actor Timothy Spall created 400 artworks for his latest film


Day in pictures: 31 October 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:42:05 GMT 
    Iimages from around the world taken over the past 24 hours


The scandal-hit politicians seeking re-election 
  Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:57:12 GMT 
    The scandal-hit US politicians who could be re-elected


VIDEO: Inside a haunted house in Louisiana 
  Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:57:47 GMT 
    Inside one of America's scariest haunted houses
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