livefromjerusalem: Holocaust survivors from the immigrant ship Exodus. In spite of all the brutalization she’s suffered, she retains her humanity, her inner beauty shines like light from her eyes.
Real-life Grave of the Fireflies: Stoic Japanese orphan, standing at attention having brought his dead younger brother to a cremation pyre, Nagasaki, by American photographer, Joe O’Donnell 1945 (One of the many sad things about war.
Balto was the lead sled dog on the last leg of a famous, life-saving medical delivery to Nome, Alaska, in There was a serious outbreak of diphtheria in the city, and medical officials needed antitoxins to infection from spredoses were in Anchorage. in
“ “An eighteen year old boy is carried into the shock ward, and he looks up at my trustingly asking, “How am I doing, nurse?” I just kiss his forehead and say, “You are doing just fine soldier.” He smiles sweetly and.
"I have lived through many wars and have lost everything many times - including my husband, my mother and my beloved son. Yet life is beautiful, and I have so much to learn and enjoy." - Alice Herz Sommer, pianist and survivor of Theresienstadt.
Lena_Baker was an African American maid who was executed for murder by the State of Georgia in 1945 for killing her employer, Ernest Knight, in At her trial she said that he had imprisoned and threatened to shoot her should she try to leave