A #lovelifeleadership lesson of courage: Irena Sandler rescuing children against the Nazi Germany

Roosevelt Jean-Francois

I read Irena Sandler’s story last night. I read it from a collection of stories written by Cameron C. Taylor in his recent Volume 2 of 8 attributes of Great Achievers. I read the story 3 times in a row. Yes, 3 times in a row. I couldn’t believe it. And I had my 16 year old son  read it to me aloud. I google her to make sure this is a real story. Indeed, It’s an amazing, uplifting story of courage in the dark, troublesome age of the Nazi Germany.

Irena5Irena Sendler was born in 1910 in Poland. She was a nurse, and a social worker before the Nazi German army invaded Poland in 1939. Jews were separated from the rest of the population and were put in a ghetto protected by armed soldiers.

Irena, as a nurse, had access to the ghetto and watched thousand of Jews died…

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