By Mia Turner, Overseas Herald Tribune
Aug. 26, 2000
Eva Siao is focused on Ruth Weiss. Li Sha, her neighbor downstairs, shares her issues. The 2 ladies talk with one another in Russian. Weiss, that is 91 and lives in another Beijing apartment complex, is coping with a swing. With Siao she talks in German. She additionally speaks proficient Chinese. Siao is 89 and it is not receiving around quite definitely. She primarily visits Li, that is 3 years more youthful, but she talks with Weiss by phone.
The 3 ladies found China by possibility early in the 1900s. None had been Asia professionals but all fell deeply in love with Chinese men and hitched them.
Weiss recalls conference Timo Mar during the Overseas Students’ Club in Vienna. It had been 1929. She had been 22, played the piano and was at her year that is third at. A doctorate was had by him from the London class of Economics and played the violin. He wandered her house that night beginning a whirlwind love. Days afterwards an outing to your Semmering pass, he “popped the relevant concern. ” “we thought he had been ‘it, “‘ she describes, sitting inside her Beijing apartment, more than half a hundred years later on.