The Lady Plumber

My dad sent me this article about an amazing woman who should have earned a Nobel Peace Prize. Enjoy, and pass on!

Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought.

Pope John Paul II
 Fascinating true heroic story!!!!

The Lady Plumber

You wonder what criteria is used to select people for the peace prize.

Read the story below and we then understand how

pathetic and superficial our world has become.

Remember this lady?



Irena Sender

Died: May 12, 2008 (aged 98)

Warsaw,  Poland


During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in the Warsaw ghetto,

as a Plumbing/Sewer specialist. She had an ulterior motive..

Irena smuggled Jewish infants out in the bottom of the tool box she carried.

She also carried a burlap sack in the back of her truck, for larger kids.

Irena kept 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 kids/infants noises.


During her time of doing this, she managed to

smuggle out and save 2500 kids/infants.

Ultimately, she was caught, however, and the Nazis

broke both of her legs and arms and beat her severely.

Irena kept a record of the names of all the kids she had smuggled out in a glass jar that she buried under a tree in her back yard.

After the war, she tried to locate any parents that

may have survived

and tried to reunite the family.

Most had been gassed.

Those kids she helped got placed into foster family homes or adopted.


In 2007 Irena was up for the Nobel Peace Prize.

She was not selected.

Al Gore won, for a slide show on Global Warming.

Later another politician, Barack Obama won



It is now more than 65 years since the Second World War in  Europe ended.

Now, more than ever, with  Iran and others claiming the HOLOCAUST to be ‘a myth’, it’s imperative

to make sure the world never forgets, because there are others who would like to do it again.

This e-mail is intended to reach 40 million people worldwide!

Join us and be a link in the memorial chain and help us distribute it around the world.

Please send this e-mail to people you know and ask them to continue the memorial chain.

Please don’t just delete it.

It will only take you a minute to pass this along.


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