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Poland's greatest living person? - my nomination


Frank 23 | 1,183  
27 Jan 2008 /  #1
I watched a moving programme tonight about a single Polish Jewish family who had lived in Warsaw and survived the entire length of the war despite a litany of deprivation, enforced exile for the father, internal exile in the Warsaw Ghetto, a term in a concentration for the mother and several years separation for the the children.

Based on the last aspect I did a search on the order of nuns called the Sisters of the Family of Mary, who systematically and deliberately saved hundreds of Jewish children.

I then found this link for this lady....Irena Sendler, whom I think should be given international recognition. Its always humbling to read such stories and I feel relieved that such people have walked the face of this earth.

zionism-israel.com/israel_news/2007/12/irena-sendler-polish-schindler.html

One word......respect.
plk123 8 | 4,150  
27 Jan 2008 /  #2
Wałęsa
Wroclaw 44 | 5,386  
27 Jan 2008 /  #3
I think Frank was trying to create a serious thread.
OP Frank 23 | 1,183  
27 Jan 2008 /  #4
Wałęsa

As in Lech?
plk123 8 | 4,150  
27 Jan 2008 /  #5
I think Frank was trying to create a serious thread.

what's not serious about Lech?
Mermaid - | 29  
27 Jan 2008 /  #6
I then found this link for this lady....Irena Sendler, whom I think should be given international recognition

Sendler was a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, but lost out to Al Gore, the former Vice-President of the United States.
Przemas 1 | 101  
27 Jan 2008 /  #7
Just goes to show what a farce the Prize is.
kioko - | 84  
28 Jan 2008 /  #8
Prof. Władysław Bartoszewski !!
OP Frank 23 | 1,183  
15 May 2008 /  #9
A day of mourning, this singular light of humanity, during the darkest days of mankind, finally departs this mortal coil.....Irena Sendler.

R I P.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
15 May 2008 /  #10
Roman Giertych, sorry, now where's that joke thread, LOL

Seriously, asides from my girlfriend, Pudzian. He's done so much.

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