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A U.S.-based Holocaust survivor was honored for his philanthropy to Czech causes. Alfred Bader, an 80-year-old Vienna-born philanthropist living in Milwaukee, was given the Via Bona Honorary Award for outstanding giving to the nonprofit sector Tuesday in Prague. Bader fled Vienna at 14 on a kindertransport train for London in 1938 and lost his family to the Holocaust.

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