Eva and Eve

After Julie Metz discovered “a vault of secrets” in her mother’s lingerie drawer, she went searching for information about her family’s prewar life in Austria.

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After Julie Metz’s mother died in 2006, she mused, “I wish like hell I’d asked my mother more questions.” That’s a common regret of newly bereaved daughters, but this one had special urgency: Metz had just discovered “a vault of secrets” tucked away in her mother’s lingerie drawer. A small keepsake book contained childhood notes…

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