Essay on The Loss Of A Thousand Stars

1073 Words Feb 15th, 2016 5 Pages
The loss of a thousand stars began on the night of January 30, 1933. The first train arrives in Dachau. The word spreads of Hitler 's plans, that will soon begin World War II. It wasn’t until 1938 that the rest of the world discovers Hitler’s true plan for evacuating the Jews. Hitler had his mind set on world domination but his hate for the Jewish people would not allow him to focus on his greatest goal. The Germans had removed all Jews from Germany, Poland, and Soon moved toward Sighet Transylvania, where Elie Wiesel is born. Elie and his family were forced to go to the jew registration. They signed their name and were given a gold star. Later forced onto a train and sent off to Auschwitz where we find him striving to overcome adversity. Some people battle adversity by seeking and finding hope while others will succumb to the adversity and fail to the situation.

Everyone is going to come across a time in their life where they face adversity. When it comes to facing adversity the person who is facing it has two main options, to hit it head on and fight passed it, or to just simply give up and allow adversity to defeat them. Elie Wiesel, a young Jewish boy at the time was forced to face adversity with his faith. Throughout the whole Holocaust Elie managed to maintain his faith in God by pushing past adversity not once but many times. Yes, there were many times of which he questioned his God and he would ask himself if his God was really there. ¨Behind me, I heard the same…

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