Let us never forget!
The world hasn't just become wicked...it's always been wicked.
The prize doesn't always go to the most deserving.
Died 12 May 2008 (aged 98)
During WWII, Irena got permission to work in the Warsaw ghetto, as a
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 children).
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 the barking
covered the infants' noises.
During her time of doing this, she managed to smuggle out and save 2500
She was caught, and the Nazi's broke both her legs, arms and beat her
Irena kept a record of the names of all the kids she smuggled out and kept
them in a glass jar, buried under a tree in her back yard.
After the war, she tried to locate any parents that may have survived it and
reunited the family.
Most had been gassed. Those children she helped got placed into foster family
homes or adopted.
Last year Irena was up for the Nobel Peace Prize.
She was not selected.
In MEMORIAM - 63 YEARS LATER
We're doing our small part by passing on this message.
It is now more than 60 years after the Second World War in Europe ended.
An e-mail is being sent as a memorial chain, in memory of the six million
Jews, 20 million Russians, 10 million Christians and 1,900 Catholic priests
who were murdered, massacred, raped, burned, starved and humiliated!
Now, more than ever, with Iran, and others, claiming the HOLOCAUST to be 'a
It's imperative to make sure the world never forgets, because there are
others who would like to do it again.
The e-mail is intended to reach 40 million people worldwide!
I hope many people will see it on my blog and let others know about her.