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November 12, 2003
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The Polish government honored a woman who smuggled 2,500 children out of the Warsaw Ghetto. On Monday, Irena Sendler, 93, received Poland’s highest honor, the Order of the White Eagle, for her efforts. During the war, she posed as a nurse treating Jews for typhoid and smuggled Jewish children out of the ghetto.

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