Describe Elie Wiesel as a child in his book Night.

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Night is the story of Eliezer Wiesel from the time he is a young boy until he is eventually released form a concentration camp during World War II. It is not surprising that Elie undergoes many changes in his faith and beliefs as his story progresses, but as a boy Elie is a child who possesses exceptional faith.

Elie is the youngest of three children and the only boy. His parents own a shop (which his sisters help run), and his father is a leader in the Jewish community. Other than this, most of what we learn about Elie as a boy...

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