Stern earns Rough Rider Award: Relatives remember Straus Clothing manager
FARGO — Michel Stern is the last living member of a group of more than 175 Jews who escaped the Holocaust and came to America with the help of his great-uncle, Herman Stern.
As a young boy, Michel Stern and his brother, who lived in Paris, hid under a canvas blanket as they were smuggled out of Nazi-occupied France on a bicycle. Six months later, in 1941, his family received visas to come to the U.S. thanks to his great-uncle.
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