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Why Did Occupy Protesters Spend So Much More Time In Prison Than Tea Partiers?

The United States recently saw the birth of two colossal political movements: Occupy Wall Street and the Tea Party. Both were fueled by concerned citizens and both took to the streets to get the message out, but these were NOT the same types of people.

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In 1945, Lily Ebert, now 90, was liberated from a German munitions factory where she worked as slave labor after being transferred from the Auschwitz death camp.

A few weeks after being liberated, an American soldier shared some words of positivity with her, "The start to a new life. Good luck and happiness," he wrote on a German banknote.

The simple gesture was life-changing for Ebert and the banknote became one of her most treasured keepsakes.

"This soldier was the first human being who was kind to us," she told NBC News. "It was the first time after this terrible life that somebody was kind and I knew that somebody wants to help."

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