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A former prisoner in a World War II German concentration camp will speak at the International Forum at noon Thursday, March 19, in the Student Center ballroom at Utah Valley Community College.

Cato Persico was 12 years old when she and her brother were captured by the Nazi soldiers invading her Dutch homeland. Her incarceration at Nordhausen prison camp was the beginning of 20 months of torture and starvation.She now lives with her husband in Orem and is in the process of publishing her autobiography.

The International Forum is sponsored by the Center for International Studies at UVCC. For more information, contact the center at 222-8000, ext 8342.