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Scholarship Named After Ventura County Holocaust Survivor As Part Of 90th Birthday Celebration

Holocaust survivor Clara Knopfler (center) at her 90th birth celebration at California Lutheran University, where it was announced a CLU scholarship would be named in her honor

A South Coast woman celebrated her 90th birthday in style this week, with a big party attended by hundreds of people.

What makes it more remarkable is that she almost never even made it to her 18th birthday, because at the time she was living in one of Nazi Germany’s infamous concentration camps.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story.