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The Script of Her Life

Written and produced by Shyla Nott and Lena Janz
Rob Eiseman
Eva Eiseman
Steven Eiseman

Eva Eiseman, née Cohen, was only 12 when she stood in her new dress at Hamburg’s harbor, waiting for one of the last ships to leave Germany to escape the Nazis. Her experiences influenced the way she lived her life in Chicago where she moved in 1964. Her sons, Steven and Rob, have always appreciated their mother’s witty expressions and zest for life. Although Mrs. Eiseman is gone, her sons keep her story alive. Listen to the Cohen family story by clicking the play button below.



What could possibly happen to them? They were as German as German could be.”

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Posted on June 07, 2014