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  • Eveline Leisner, 75

    January 23, 2013 | 4:49 pm

    Eveline Leisner, a longtime French educator, died on Jan. 5 after living with Alzheimer’s disease for 12 years. She was 75. 

    Born in Germany in 1937, she was hidden from the Nazis by a Belgian family, during which she learned French. She said she loved the language because it...