Grandson Of Holocaust Survivors Calculates The Improbability Of His Existence | KNKX

Grandson Of Holocaust Survivors Calculates The Improbability Of His Existence

Nov 4, 2017

Arik Cohen’s grandparents survived the Holocaust, all four of them.

The likelihood of that happening is astronomical -- and he has the calculations to prove it.

A self-professed geek, Cohen began looking at the history of his family to figure out the statistical odds of each person surviving and contributing to a grandson: himself.

Cohen’s crunching of the numbers also allowed him to look closer at four individual tales of survival against the odds.

Arik Cohen is a member of the Holocaust Center for Humanity's Speakers Bureau. Find out more here