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Agnes Greenfeld, Holocaust survivor and subject of Ted Henry documentary, dies at 94

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Posted at 3:33 PM, Jan 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-29 06:05:08-05

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio — Agnes Greenfield, a Holocaust survivor who moved to the United States and called University Heights home, has died at age 94. Greenfeld was the subject of former News 5 anchor Ted Henry’s 1994 documentary, “Finding Aliza.”

Greenfeld, who was born in Hungary on May 26, 1926, died on Monday and was laid to rest on Tuesday at Zion Memorial Park in Bedford Heights.

The “Finding Aliza” documentary chronicled Greenfeld's experience in the Holocaust and her decades-long quest to find a dear friend, Aliza Kallos, from Auschwitz, whom she hadn't seen since the end of the war in 1945.

For 25 years, Greenfeld searched through records, never giving up on finding the person who helped her survive nine long months inside the infamous concentration and extermination camp.

If you'd like to know how it ends, News 5 found the documentary in its archives and has attached it to the top of this story.

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