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November 6, 2000
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A Swiss-born woman who helped Jewish families during the Nazi occupation of Czech lands was honored posthumously by Czech President Vaclav Havel. Olga Fierz, who died in 1990, also helped provide housing after the war for children returning from German concentration and Czech internment camps.

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