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Holocaust hero, ag broker Heilbronn dies at age 80

BEE STAFF REPORTS
Last Updated: March 8, 2006, 05:14:52 AM PST

Fred V. Heilbronn was a prisoner of a Nazi concentration camp in Holland during World War II.

As a teenager, he risked his life to help other Jews escape the camp during the Holocaust.

Mr. Heilbronn died Tuesday at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto. He was 80.

He moved to Turlock in 1952 and had lived in Modesto since 1959.