Irena Sendler

Irena Sendler

The picture is from Facebook, but I researched the story before posting it here; they story as told in the image is true. Al Gore won for more than just a slide-show, and the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize was shared between “the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and former U.S. Vice-President Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. ‘for their 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,’” but it was still awarded to politicians pushing a theory rather than to a brave woman who had actually saved lives.

Tree of Irena Sendler, Yad Vashem

On October 19, 1965, Yad Vashem recognized Irena Sendler as Righteous Among the Nations. The tree planted in her honor stands at the entrance to the Avenue of the Righteous Among the Nations.

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