Each day a gift for Holocaust survivor
GERALDA MILLER
RENO GAZETTE-JOURNAL
Posted: 4/14/2007

The Northwest Reno Library, which holds a special Holocaust collection, now is featuring a Holocaust Memorial display through April 20. Stephen Nasser, a 76-year-old Holocaust survivor who now lives in Las Vegas, is scheduled to give a lecture Monday at the library on the value of life, freedom and family.

CANDICE TOWELL/RENO GAZETTE-JOURNAL
The Northwest Reno Library, which holds a special Holocaust collection, now is featuring a Holocaust Memorial display through April 20. Stephen Nasser, a 76-year-old Holocaust survivor who now lives in Las Vegas, is scheduled to give a lecture Monday at the library on the value of life, freedom and family.

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Every day is a birthday for Stephen Nasser since his liberation from Nazi imprisonment on April 30, 1945.

“I make the most of every day,” the 76-year-old Las Vegas resident said. “When I wake up, it’s a birthday.”

The value of life, freedom and family is the topic of Nasser’s lecture from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday at the Northwest Reno Library.

Holocaust Remembrance Day will be celebrated Sunday.

“I worship freedom because I know what happens when we lose it,” he said.
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