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Irena Sendler - Saved thousands of kids' lives. I don't want this to downplay the importance of climate change and our need to be aware, but this woman was amazing and is just as deserving of recognition for her incredible act of kindness.

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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.

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The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler: A WWII Hero's Story

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Irena (code name Jolanta) Sendler. Rescued over 2500 jewish children in Warsaw, Poland during the WWII by all means of (c)overt transport: ambulance, suitcases, sacks and even coffins with cohorts and with the german resistance org Zegota. Arrested Oct 20 by nazis but lived to tell the tale in Life in a Jar.

Irena Sendler (Polonaise, 1910-2008) - Militante et résistante durant WWII

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