YWN regrets to inform you of the tragic Petira of 7-year-old Miriam Zidele A"H, who was pulled from a swimming pool in Pomona, NY. Miriam remained in critical condition at Westchester Hospital until her Petira on Tuesday afternoon. The levaya will...
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