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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Roosevelt JF is a Global Leadership Fulbright Research Scholar from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) where he taught Haitian Studies as an Adjunct Instructor (2005-2010). Roosevelt was also a senior admissions adviser at Kaplan University. Roosevelt JF is the President of The JF TEAM, INC; a full media marketing and business development consulting firm based in Fort-Lauderdale, FL. He is a sought out radio and TV business show host. He is also a guest for several mainstream medias including NPR, the Miami Herald and Newsweek. He also leads the Center for Communication of AIDS, a network of journalists committed against AIDS in Haiti and South Florida. He speaks fluently Creole, English, French and Spanish. He is the author Of "Leadership sur le vif: Des idées pour le changement et la création de richesse en Haïti".

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