“Every child saved with my help is the justification of my existence on this Earth and not a title to glory.”
By the time Irena Sendler was caught and tortured by the Nazis, she’d already saved 2,500 Jewish children. When she died in 2008 at the age of 98, Irena Sendler insisted she was no heroine, but she really wished she had rescued more children.
Watch this short video:
Here’s The Irena Sendler Project Documentary: LIfe in a Jar created by high school students in Uniontown Kansas in honor of Irena Sendler.