The amazing Irene Sendler... She died at 98 in 2008, she saved a great many babies and young children during the holocaust. Read her story...

The amazing Irene Sendler... She died at 98 in 2008, she saved a great many babies and young children during the holocaust. Read her story...

Let me stress most emphatically that we who were rescuing children are not some kind of heroes. Indeed, that term irritates me greatly. The opposite is true.I continue to have pangs of conscience that I did so little. -Irena Sendler She was even humble. She was an extraordinary woman.

Let me stress most emphatically that we who were rescuing children are not some kind of heroes. Indeed, that term irritates me greatly. The opposite is true.I continue to have pangs of conscience that I did so little. -Irena Sendler She was even humble. She was an extraordinary woman.

Irena Sendler... "a Polish woman who outfoxed the Nazis during WWII and saved the lives of thousands of Jewish children...." "Suppressed during the Communist regime in post-war Poland, and for decades afterwards...Sendler's lucid account of her life and work is a testament to the human capacity for moral courage in the face of depravity and evil during history's darkest times." - PBS.org

Irena Sendler... "a Polish woman who outfoxed the Nazis during WWII and saved the lives of thousands of Jewish children...." "Suppressed during the Communist regime in post-war Poland, and for decades afterwards...Sendler's lucid account of her life and work is a testament to the human capacity for moral courage in the face of depravity and evil during history's darkest times." - PBS.org

Irena Sendler was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 along with Al Gore, who won for his slide show presentation on global warming...

Irena Sendler was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 along with Al Gore, who won for his slide show presentation on global warming...

Irena Sendler---one of my favorite people in history.

Irena Sendler---one of my favorite people in history.

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