Alice Herz-Sommer was born in 1903. A musician with tons of experience and a spirited heart, she has a few pearls of wisdom to share about life.
Looking for beauty in life is a simple and timeless lesson. Hearing it from a woman who survived the Holocaust makes it even more meaningful, especially since she has also managed to survive her entire generation as well as much of the one that followed it. Diagnosed with cancer almost twenty years ago, she’s still among us, as spirited as ever. At the epic age of 111, she sets a brilliant example of how life is there for the taking, should one choose to do so.
For those days when nothing seems to be going right, here’s a smaller, feel-good clip from her interview to keep things in perspective.