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date: 22 June 2021

Sendler, Irena locked

(1910–2008)

Sendler, Irena locked

(1910–2008)
  • Gloria HeggeGloria HeggeNewman University

Summary

Irena Sendler (1910–2008) was a Polish social worker who saved almost 2,500 children between 1942 and 1943, by smuggling them out of the Warsaw ghetto, and finding non-Jewish families to adopt them.

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