Irena Sendler got permission to work in a Warsaw Ghetto as a plumber. She courageously smuggled babies in her tool box and carried larger children in a sack. She trained her dog to bark when Nazis were near. She saved 2500 children.
"World Refugee Day, June isn’t a date I usually mark on my calendar. But this year, I think it’s worth paying attention. Amidst all the recent news reports on Syria, one thing has been missing from the headlines – the people.
The Majid family sleeping with their children in their arms in a wheat field as they waited to cross the barbed wire fence at Horgos, Serbia, into Hungary. Mauricio Lima for The New York Times Related: Overseas Press Club Photo Awards
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