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Denver Holocaust Survivor’s Liberation; Colorado Author’s Novel On Missing Woman’s Survival In The Wild

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Each May, a Denver man celebrates what he calls his second birthday. It was this month -- more than half a century ago -- that US troops liberated Jack Adler during a Nazi death march. Adler survived the Holocaust, but the rest of his immediate family didn't. Still, he's able to find humor in his life. Then, author Diane Les Becquets on her novel "Breaking Wild," which is set in the Colorado backcountry. The book follows a lost woman who discovers the scariest thing she faces are her own demons. And, a tiny, rural school in eastern Colorado has four seniors in the graduating class of 2017. They talk about their close-knit experience and what's next.