He’s still alive at 103 as well! What a man!
What a great story. I teared up when the audience stood and he looked up at all the people he had saved.
This is wonderful, there are so many good people in the world.
I am half German and half American. My relatives fought eachother in the battle of the bulge. My German uncle, a nice quiet young man, died on the Russian front fighting a war he hated. My German grandfather joined the Nazi party early on. He heard Hitler speak and was very taken, he thought Hitler would bring pride and status back to Germany after WWI. He was horrified by what the Nazi party became and was not allowed to leave it or bad things might have happened to his family. My German grandparents grew up with many Jewish friends and never had a problem with them, they never really understood the hatred for Jews that came about and sadly helped all of their Jewish neighbors leave the country before things got really bad. Not all German Nazis were horrible. Many were trapped by circumstance. I am always so grateful to hear stories like the above. It shows what true humanity is in the face of some terrible darkness.
Very moving, and an important reminder that each and every one of us can make a difference every day. We just have to stand up and help.
A wonderful and inspirational story. Thank you and Thank you, Mr. Winton.
So moving. I loved this.
This was a truly moving story. I’m very grateful to the administrator for bringing it ot my attention.
What a wonderful story! There’s a book out called Safe Passage by Ida Cook, about 2 English sisters who rescued German Jewish families in a similar way, by sponsoring them out of germany
The wonderful (there’s not enough words to describe him in the English Oxford Dictionary) is one of our true heros here in the UK and one of my personal ones. What a great man and still around at 103 to prove that not all the good die young. Tip for Admin – look up Violette Czabo.
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