“If you see someone drowning, you must try to save them, even if you can’t swim.”

Susan Spess Shay

I have a new hero. Her name was Irena Sendlerowa, better known as Irena Sendler. She died in 2008 at the age of 98, but that’s not the reason she’s my new hero. (Although I’m hoping to emulate her in that respect.)

Here’s why she’s my hero–

 

I read this on Facebook:

During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in the Warsaw ghetto, as a plumbing/sewer specialist.
She had an ‘ulterior motive’.

She KNEW what the Nazi’s plans were for the Jews (being German). Irena smuggled infants out in the bottom of the tool box she carried and she carried in the back of her truck a burlap sack, (for larger kids).  She also had a dog in the back that she trained to bark when the Nazi soldiers let her in and out of the ghetto.  The soldiers of course wanted nothing to do with the dog and…

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~ de chipuitorul pe Ianuarie 27, 2013.

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