In a hyper-individualistic generation starved of heroism, and one rightly mindful of the historical suppression of female empowerment, it was such that, in the years following the play’s premiere in 1999, Irena Sendler was in high demand. She achieved such fame that a movement began that aimed to put her name forward for the Nobel Peace Prize.
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Jul 03, 2008 · Irena Sendler Irena Sendler, supposedly a candidate for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, is credited with saving 2,500 Polish Jews from the Holocaust. David Mikkelson Published 3 July 2008
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Irena Stanisława Sendler, also referred to as Irena Sendlerowa in Poland, nom de guerre Jolanta, was a Polish humanitarian, social worker, and nurse who served in the Polish Underground Resistance during World War II in German-occupied Warsaw. From October 1943 she was head of the children's section of Żegota, the Polish Council to Aid Jews. In the 1930s, Sendler conducted her social work as one of the activists connected to the Free Polish University. From 1935 to October 1943, she worked ...
In 2008, Sendler was nominated for (but did not win) a Nobel Peace Prize. The story of her life was also captured in a 2009 TV movie The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler, which starred Anna Paquin...
Feb 20, 2008 · The following is the amazing story of Irena Sendler of Poland, age 97, who was one of Al Gore’s co-nominees for the Nobel Peace Prize. Sure … she didn’t properly capitalize monetarily from her deeds. Sure … she didn’t become a pop icon. But, she did save 2500 Jewish kids from Nazi extermination.
Please get the facts about who won the Nobel Peace Prize in the year 2008 when Irena Sendler was nominated. The 2008 prize was not given to the environmentalist “Al Gore for his slide show”—thankfully he deservingly received it in 2009 sharing with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for their focussed “efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change ...
Irena Sendlerowa led the rescue of 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto and those hiding in the Warsaw area, during the Holocaust in World War II. She was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Her legacy of repairing the world continues, as good continues to triumph over evil. Irena Sendlerowa was 98 years old.
Amazing story, sure makes you love the Democrats.
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Oct 23, 2009 · Irena did deserve the peace prize. Al Gore got the peace prize for reasons that are "wicked" in some sense. The Nobel Committee is somehow implicated in all of this. The Nobel Committee and Al Gore are thus on the side of "wickedness", along with the Nazi's, and Irena and the reader on on the side of goodness, along with the author of the email.
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