One Woman’s Amazing Legacy

I recently read a post that one of you wrote or perhaps re-blogged that talked about one of the bravest people I’ve ever read about. As young woman, she risked death and torture daily to save about 2500 children and babies from the Nazi hate and killing machine. That story planted a seed in me that has grown ever since. I’d like to research her life and write a poem and/or song about her, but I don’t recall who had posted that wonderful story. If you know, please tell me in the comments below.

The world should build monuments to people like her, and I’d like to honor her in ways that call to me.

Thank you!


About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren. I manage a wealth management firm that I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of approximately 60 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and the beauty of kindness and nature.
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4 Responses to One Woman’s Amazing Legacy

  1. I googled Russ and found that there was a woman named Irena Sendler…who rescued 2500 children…you might want to check out information there..She was supposedly up for a Nobel Peace prize but was not chosen….Diane

    • russtowne says:

      Thank you, Diane. That sounds like the one. I’ll bet a politician beat her out for the Nobel Peace Prize. If so, that would sadden me on a number of levels, but it wouldn’t surprise me.

      I appreciate your help.


  2. Elyse says:

    Diane beat me to it. Go for it Russ!

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