What my mama told me: Edith Eva Eger at TEDxLaJolla

What my mama told me: Edith Eva Eger at TEDxLaJolla

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. Edith Eva Eger is a Holocaust survivor of Auschwitz and other concentration camps. She was liberated in Gunskirchen, Austria on May 4, 1945 by the U.S. 71st Infantry. Currently she has a private clinical psychology practice in La Jolla, California and holds a faculty appointment at the University of California San Diego Medical School. She has appeared on numerous television programs including Oprah Winfrey and was the primary subject of a holocaust documentary that appeared on Dutch National Television. She is frequently invited to speak throughout the United States, Mexico, and abroad. She brings a powerful message of compassion, love and a resilient spirit.

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In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)