Edith Eger, PhD, is a Hungary-born Jew who survived the Auschwitz death camp during World War II and went on to become a psychologist, author, and inspirational speaker focusing on the ability to heal and move beyond one’s problems, no matter how insurmountable they may seem.
At the age of sixteen, Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. Hours after her parents were killed, Nazi officer Dr. Josef Mengele forced Edie to dance for his amusement and her survival. Edie was pulled from a pile of corpses when the American troops liberated the camps in 1945.
At age 90, Dr. Edith Eva Eger wrote her first book, “The Choice: Embrace the Possible.” In her book, she writes that "When we don't allow ourselves to grieve our losses, wounds, and disappointments, we are doomed to keep reliving them."
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