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People can be only divided into good or bad; their race, religion, nationality don't matter. ---->>>

The term 'hero' irritates me greatly. ---->>>

Every child saved with my help and the help of all the wonderful secret messengers, who today are no longer living, is the justification of my existence on this earth, and not a title to glory. ---->>>


Nationality: Polish
Born: 02-15, 1910
Birthplace: Otwock, Poland
Die: 05-12, 2008
Occupation: Activist

Irena Sendler (née Krzyżanowska), also referred to as Irena Sendlerowa in Poland, nom de guerre "Jolanta" (15 February 1910 – 12 May 2008), was a Polish nurse, humanitarian, and social worker who served in the Polish Underground in German-occupied Warsaw during World War II, and was head of the children's section of Żegota, the Polish Council to Aid Jews (Polish: Rada Pomocy Żydom), which was active from 1942 to 1945 (wikipedia)