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.”
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?
WHAT A WOMAN
Died: May 12, 2008 (aged 98)
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
for SIMPLY BEING THE FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT.
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.
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