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Eva Kor mural on downtown Indy building in progress

The mural is expected to be completed by the end of November.
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Posted at 9:38 AM, Nov 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-03 09:38:53-05

INDIANAPOLIS — A larger-than-life tribute to a woman with a powerful message is starting to take shape on the side of a downtown Indianapolis building.

The 53-foot-tall mural of Eva Mozes Kor is being painted on the south wall of the 500 Festival Building on Virginia Avenue.

As a Holocaust survivor, Kor became an internationally known champion of human rights and forgiveness.

Kor died last year at the age of 85.

The mural is based on a photo of Kor taken during one of her many visits to Auschwitz, where she was imprisoned as a child.

Kor opened a Holocaust Museum in Terre Haute, where she lived for 59 years.

The mural is expected to be completed by the end of November.