Robert O. Fisch
Robert O. Fisch (born June 12, 1925 in Budapest, Hungary) is a Hungarian-born American pediatrician, artist, and author. He survived a Nazi concentration camp during the Second World War. After the war Fisch attended medical school and participated in the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. In 1957, after a death threat, Fisch emigrated to the United States where he became world-renowned for his work in pediatrics, specifically with phenylketonuria.
Fisch is an artist as well as an author. His most notable book is Light from the Yellow Star. Other titles include: Metamorphosis To Freedom, Children’s Letters To A Holocaust Survivor, and Fisch Stories. Now retired, Fisch spends his time speaking to children about the importance of humanity. Fisch has conceived the exhibit "The Value of One Life" at the Minnesota History Center.
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