From 1942 to 1945, Eva Young spent time in four concentration
camps. Then a young girl, she was forced to participate in a death
march in January 1945 as the allies were advancing across Europe.
After 10 days walking through the snow without a coat, her feet
swollen, Eva believed she was going to die and decided to try to
escape. She hid behind a tree and began to walk into the woods and
escaped, surviving for 10 days until the region was liberated by
the Americans and Soviets. She married Julius Young (a wonderful
singer) and raised a delightful family. Eva is a wonderful Hungarian
cook and she enjoys sharing food with those close to her. For nearly
30 years, the Youngs have joined a group of Holocaust survivors
every summer at their bungalow at Charmed Estate in the Catskills.
One says, "We all lost our families in the war. This is our
Season 5: Catskill Memories
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