Poland: Irena Sendlerowa, 97, for Nobel

The beatroot writes about the woman who may beat Bono and Al Gore to the Nobel Peace Prize this year: “Twenty four years after Lech Walesa won it, 97-year-old Irena Sendlerowa – who is famous in Poland for protecting many, many Jewish children during the Nazi occupation of WW II – is on the long list of candidates this year for the Nobel Peace Prize.”

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