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SKOKIE, Ill. — Chicagoans gathered at a special ceremony to remember Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel

Dozens packed the Holocaust Museum in Skokie to pay tribute.

He was known as the voice for millions who lost their lives in the Holocaust.

As part of the ceremony survivors and their descendants lit candles and read passages from his works.

Wiesel passed away on July 2nd. He was 87.