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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Marion Blumenthal Lazan  

Pen Name: None

Genre: History



Illinois Connection

Marion moved to Peoria, Illinois when she was 13 years old. She attended Peoria Central High School.

Biographical and Professional Information

Blumenthal Lazan is an author and Holocaust survivor. Her story is featured in the documentary Marion’s Triumph - a made for TV movie. Lazan, who lives in New York and went to high school in Peoria, Illinois after coming to the United States, began speaking publicly about her Holocaust experiences in 1979.

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