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May 26, 2006
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The United States Postal Service will issue a stamp next week honoring an American diplomat who helped Jews escape the Holocaust. The stamp will honor Hiram Bingham IV, who provided fake visas to journalist and scholar Varian Fry, who helped Jews pass into safety. Bingham also hid Jews in his home after he was posted in southern France in 1940. After German and French officials complained of his activities, Bingham was transferred

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