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Holocaust survivor receives honorary degree

On Friday, Rose Schindler received an honorary Master's Degree while she reflected on the tragedy in Poway and the victim's of last weekend's shooting.

SAN DIEGO — Decades after surviving the Holocaust, Rose Schindler received a long-awaited honor.

On Friday, the 89-year-old was given an honorary MBA from the California International Business University.

It was a happy way to end a heavy-hearted week following the deadly shooting at Chabad of Poway. 

Mrs. Schindler has been busy since then - showing her support for the victims and community. She attended several vigils and spoke at multiple schools and community groups about what she went thorugh during her time in Auschwitz.