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Judah Samet, who survived Holocaust and a synagogue massacre, has died

Judah Samet, who survived Holocaust and a synagogue massacre, has died

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Judah Samet survived two unthinkable tragedies: imprisonment in a Nazi concentration camp and the 2018 massacre at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue. But still he held onto his faith in humanity -- and made a point of sharing what he'd witnessed.Samet died on Tuesday of complications from stomach cancer, according to his family. He was 84."I have the right to believe that the world is a rotten place, but I don't," he said in a 2019 interview with the USC Shoah Foundation, which shared a video of his remarks and praised Samet's "tireless efforts to document the past and secure a better future.""He went through his life with an unrelenting optimism and just saw the good in everybody and every situation," said his daughter, Elizabeth H. Samet.Surviving both the Bergen-Be...
‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ rapper Coolio dies at age 59 | Entertainment News

‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ rapper Coolio dies at age 59 | Entertainment News

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The star, who garnered worldwide fame after the release of his chart-topping 1995 hit Gangsta's Paradise was found unresponsive on the bathroom floor of a friend's house in Los Angeles on Wednesday, his longtime manager Jarez Posey confirmed. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coolio, the rapper who was among hip-hop's biggest names of the 1990s with hits including "Gangsta's Paradise" and "Fantastic Voyage," died Wednesday at age 59, his manager said.Coolio died at the Los Angeles home of a friend, longtime manager Jarez Posey told The Associated Press. The cause was not immediately clear.Coolio won ...