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Michigan Rabbi Chosen as People Magazine’s Hero of the Week

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Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg featured in this week's People Magazine. Photo: People Magazine.

Abba Nibi – 56-year-old Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg from Southfield Michigan appears in is this week’s ‘Heroes Among Us’ page on People Magazine, due to his work with children who fight cancer in his nonprofit organization ‘Kids Kicking Cancer.’

Goldberg’s toddler Sara was diagnosed with leukemia in 1980. At the hospital she’d tell her anxious father “don’t cry Daddy.” She died at the age of two. “Thirty one years later I still cry,” Goldberg told the magazine.

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