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Everything Is A Present

07/04/2012

At age 108, Holocaust survivor Alice Herz Sommer still practices piano for 3 hours every day.  At age 104, she had a book written about her life: “A Garden Of Eden In Hell.” 

Cover of "A Garden of Eden in Hell: The L...

Cover via Amazon

At age 83, she had cancer.  Alice survived the concentration camps through her music, her optimism and her gratitude for the small things that came her way – a smile, a kind word, the sun.  When asked about the secret of her longevity, Alice says: “I look where it is good.” 

Thank you to istopforsuffering for posting this story!  Read Wisdom From Alice, Age 108‏.

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4 comments

  1. As we approach Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) on April 18 – thank you for helping people remember that we should never forget!


    • It is an honor and a privilege to remember. May this world never see another horror such as this…


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