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Story of Irena Sendler and children from Warsaw ghetto

In the year 2007, when Al Gore won the Nobel peace prize, one another person who was nominated for the same was this 97 year old woman Irena Sendler who had risked her life to save lives of thousands of children during the Nazi regime. 917 more words



We know about Oskar Schindler, the brave German industrialist who saved Jews under the cruel gaze of Nazism by hiring them in his factory, but many people are unaware of the “female Schindler”, Irena Sendler. 180 more words


Imitate What is Good:

Dear friend, do not imitate what is evil but what is good. Anyone who does what is good is from God. Anyone who does what is evil has not seen God. 316 more words


Everyday Heroes by Vicki Hinze


We all have our visions of what a hero looks like. We’re all right and probably wrong because, with our preconceived notions, we often overlook the Hero Next Door, the everyday hero, and that hero is often the very one who makes a lifelong impact on specific lives, and on the public who eventually discovers him or her. 658 more words

Vicki Hinze

The Secrets of Painters, Bank Robbers, and Social Workers

“We don’t make mistakes, just happy little accidents,” was one of many Zen-like observations of Bob Ross, host of PBS’ “The Joy of Painting” series that ran from 1983 to 1994. 673 more words


Irena Sendler

* A re-post in honor of remembering the Holocaust.*

Irena Sendler

During World War 2 Mrs. Irena Sendler was working as a social worker when she formed an underground organization, Zegota, in order to rescue Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto. 83 more words

Heroic Vignettes

Saturday Night Live Affection.

The heroic affection of Irena Sendlerowa.

        I would like to take my today’s article as an opportunity to say a few words on one of the most important, impressive and, sadly, often forgotten heroes of the Second World War-Irena Sendler, also known as Irena Sendlerowa. 269 more words

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