Only the good die young, all the evil seem to live forever is a line from an Iron Maiden song, and there have been times where I thought this to be true, because I saw so many evil people living a long and prosperous lives.
But thankfully ever now and then that theory is proven wrong when you hear stories about people who personify the word good and you see they lived a long good life.
As was the case with Berendina Roelofina Hendrika Eman aka Diet Eman. A genuine hero who lived to the age of 99, she died 2 weeks ago. What is amazing I had never heard of her until 2 friends, Norman Stone and Andy Ludwig( I am sure they won’t mind me giving them an honorable mention) pointed the story of Diet out to me.
She was born on April 20, 1920 in the Hague…
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