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91-Year-Old Barbara Eden Relied on Faith and Support From Her Husband of 30 Years To Overcome The Loss of Of Her 2 Sons
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91-Year-Old Barbara Eden Relied on Faith and Support From Her Husband of 30 Years To Overcome The Loss of Of Her 2 Sons

"I lost my son and I love him dearly. I have to do something that he’d be proud of me for,” she said.

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Veteran actress Barbara Eden has no plans to retire from her acting career and feels young even today. The 91-year-old actress says, that despite all the challenges life has hurled at her she feels happy to be living a good and healthy life and is thankful to god and her spouse, Jon Eicholtz.

ctress Barbara Eden attends the Hollywood Women''s Press Club luncheon June 20, 2001 in Los Angeles, CA. Eden gave the key note speech at the event. (Image Source: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Image Source: Getty Images | Photo by Frederick M. Brown

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The actor has been through some rough patches in her life, where she lost her two sons on different occasions. Her fist born son died of a drug overdose while her second son was stillborn as he died in her womb, before taking birth. Barbara reveals that it was the support of her husband of 30 years, Jon Eicholtz, and her immense faith in god that she is still leading a happy and regret-free life. The actress’ career takes are traced back to as early as the decade of 1950s when she debuted with the 1956 movie, Back from Eternity, in the film industry.