- There’s nothing we can do for him…
Sir Nicholas Winton is a humanitarian who organized a rescue operation that saved the lives of 669 Jewish Czechoslovakia children from Nazi death camps, and brought them to the safety of Great Britain between the years 1938-1939.
After the war, his efforts remained unknown. But in 1988, Winton’s wife Grete found the scrapbook from 1939 with the complete list of children’s names and photos. Sir Nicholas Winton is sitting in an audience of Jewish Czechoslovakian people who he saved 50 years before.
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My brother was having a bad day yesterday and asked if he could come pet the dogs. I think they helped him feel better :) There’s something about burying your face in that fluff that makes it hard to keep having a bad day…
In five years not much has changed - my brother still loves these pups so much it will turn his day around after burying his head in their fluffy fur :)