Anna Leiser-Kleinhaus, born in 1936 in Antwerp, Belgium, describes her life while in hiding during the war, her times in a French orphanage, posing as a Catholic in a French town with her mother and  returning to Antwerp with her mother after the war and reuniting with her father after his liberation from a concentration camp.

She studied in Geneva, Switzerland where she met her husband. Immigrated to the US where she received a doctorate in pharmacology and had a productive career while raising three children.

Now retired she enjoys the company of her grandchildren.