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.
To some people, Dr. Edith Eva Eger lost everything in Auschwitz during the Holocaust; but to Edith, she gained an understanding and compassion for others that has given her a beautiful life. Watch this inspiring, beautiful talk as Edith talks about revenge vs. forgiveness. Dr.
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