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StacyKnows: Survivor Of Munich Olympics Attack Tells Story In Bedford

Dan Along, survivor of the Munich Olympics 1972 massacre and author of "Munich Memoir" will speak at Chabad of Bedford.
Dan Along, survivor of the Munich Olympics 1972 massacre and author of "Munich Memoir" will speak at Chabad of Bedford. Photo Credit: Munich Memoir: Dan Alon's Untold Story of Survival on Facebook

Stacy Geisinger writes the local lifestyle blogazine stacyknows.com . Her articles are reprinted in Daily Voice.

Dan Alon one of the five survivors of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre, began fencing when he was 12.

At 27, he was among 15 fellow Israeli athletes to compete at the 1972 Winter Olympics.

On Sept. 5, at 4:30 a.m. Alon awoke to the sound of machine guns.

The Palestinian terrorist group Black September had invaded their suite in Olympic Village and seized 11 of the athletes as hostages. None survived.

Alon is author of "Munich Memoir." He will tell his story at Chabad of Bedford, 133 Railroad Ave., Bedford Hills.

Come and hear a first-hand survivor’s account of the darkest moment in Olympics history

The event is Thursday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m.

The cost is $15 in advance, $20 at the door

The sponsor cost is $180 per couple, includes pre-event dinner with Dan Alon at 6:30 p.m.

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