Subject: Polish Lady Plumber
You wonder what criteria is used to
Read the story below and we then
pathetic and superficial our world has
Remember this lady?
WHAT A WOMAN
Died: May 12, 2008 (aged 98)
Warsaw , Poland
During WWII, Irena, got permission to work
as a Plumbing/Sewer specialist. She had an
Irena smuggled Jewish infants out in the
She also carried a burlap sack in the back
Irena kept a dog in the back that she
when the Nazi soldiers let her in and out
The soldiers, of course, wanted nothing to
and the barking covered the kids/infants
During her time of doing this, she managed
smuggle out and save 2500
Ultimately, she was caught, however, and
broke both of her legs and arms and beat
Irena kept a record of the names of all
in a glass jar that she buried under a
After the war, she tried to locate any
and tried to reunite the family.
Most had been gassed.
Those kids she helped got placed into
In 2007 Irena was up for the Nobel Peace
She was not selected.
Al Gore won, for a slide
Later another politician,