At age 11, Clara tended to her older brother, David after an accident. Clara cared for him for 2 years till he got better. After that, she found her calling to be a nurse. Clara was a very smart young girl who was educated at home. At 15 years old, Clara opened a school in Bordentown, New Jersey. She taught all of the kids for free, no matter their size, color, or gender.
Beinning as a social worker in 1939, Irena had access to the Warsaw Ghetto and was able to give assisstance to the people in need. Irena’s worked brought her to join Zegota, a council to aid Jews (Biography.com Editors). Irena was chosen to find a way to take the Jewish children from Warsaw with a flase advertisment of medicine for the Jewish. A secret removal of 2,500 children was organized with the help of orphanages, convents, and families outside of the Ghetto. The hardest task of the secret removal was to convince the guardians to give up their children to Zegota. Many of the guardians did not know if they or their children were going to die (Housel, Debra. Pp. 76-78). Once out of the Ghetto, Irena kept detailed records and real names of the children in a jar buried in her backyard (Biography.com Editors). Irena was not always helping children escape. Irena married Mieczyslaw Sendler in 1931 and moved to Warsaw before World War II. Once a divorce was filled, Irena married Stefan Zgrzembski in 1947 and had three children, a girl and two boys. Stefan died with an unknown cause and Irena remarried Sendler once again before yet another divorce was filled
Fear is the ultimate emotion because it is both mankind’s greatest strength and greatest flaw. It gives us reason, but can also be irrational. If one can surpass their fears, it can reward them greatly. Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe, follows a life of an adventurer from a young age and his story of traveling the world. Robinson, the main character, gets into many dangerous situations, from being enslaved by pirates, to being shipwrecked and being stuck on a deserted island. Robinson has to conquer many fears. Another story that fear is prevalent in is Beowulf, which follows the story of a supernatural human, Beowulf, who fights multiple monsters that no mortal could defeat. Lastly, fear is prevalent in “The Wife
Anne Frank was one over a million children that died during the Holocaust. The Frank family was in hiding for quite some time before they were found. The Nazi's finally found them and took them to concentration camps. Anne Frank went to a total of three camps. At her first camp, she, her sister Margot, Mrs. Van Daan, her mother, and other people that were hiding with them immediately got separated from the boys in their family. One lady that worked at the camp told Anne she would never see her father or anyone ever again. Anne and her sister Margot always stuck together. Sadly though, Anne only made it to three camps. She died at age fifteen. Margot was the only one who made it through the whole war. She recently passed away in 2010.
Miep Gies was "born in Vienna, Austria in 1909 as Hermine Santrouschitz."(www.auschwitz.dz) Her family was poor in effect of the war and did not own enough money to buy food to feed their whole family. Miep was "sent to the Netherlands after World War I along with other children who came to recuperate from tuberculosis and malnutrition."(www.annefrank.com) When she arrived in
There were two types of hidden children: the children that didn’t look like the stereotypical Jew, and were hidden in plain sight, in an orphanage or maybe with a family who pretended the child was an orphaned family member. Then there were the ones that were truly hidden, such as in an abandoned building, a hidden room, or- as Lola
In the story I predict that the children will end up not meeting Boo, because they are too scared to even walk across the sidewalk by his house. The children were playing baseball and they threw the ball over the fence, and said it is gone forever. That is how scared they must be to not even try and go get it. The children think that he will do the worst possible thing if they even consider getting their ball back. The children believe that if they walk near his house or even grab something by his house that Boo will come out and kill them all. Therefore many of the children are scared because the they believe that Boo will come and hurt them. Some of the kids also say that he goes up to their windows at night and watches them sleep, and if
After the war, Russia let, of was forced to, let her go, with the help of the government, she got back to hungary while in an American camp “National Council of Jewish Woman”in Hungary, she was taught English and American History. She then contacted her family in America, and they got the funds to get her to America. She arrived in Chicago in September 1946, but for many years, she had recurring nightmares about the Holocaust. In 1949, she Married Robert Brown, and had two children, Rochelle(girl) and Bruce (boy) Unfortunately, only 6/70, of her family lived. She finally got to see her brother in
Lola Rein was born on October 4, 1934 in Czortkow, Poland. About 33% of the people who lived in Czortkow were Jews. German forces took over the town in 1941 and all Jews in the town were forced to live in ghettos. While in the ghetto, Lola’s mom sewed Lola a dress embroidered with pretty flowers and colorful patterns. On August 28, 1942, 2,000 Jews were deported from the ghetto to the Belzec concentration camp to be killed. Lola, her mother, and her grandmother stayed safe by hiding between two walls. When the deportation ended, horrific life in the ghetto continued.
Fear is one of the most powerful and destructive forces in society and has been a forefront motivator throughout history because of it. But what makes fear so powerful? It can change a person entirely or cause them to perform incredible tasks such as in The Chrysalids. Nevertheless, John Wyndham explores what you can do once you overcome that fear and what happens when that fear overcomes you. In The Chrysalids, the cyclic nature of fear within people in power and those they oppress manifests as the fears of the unknown, being different, new ideas and beliefs, getting caught, and the fear of what you don’t understand.
My mom was 27, my dad was 26, and my brother was 7 months. At first they lived with Andrea’s husband’s aunt and uncle for about 3 weeks. After they moved to their own house.
During the holocaust there were 3 teen agers named Anne, Margo frank and peter Van Daan. Anne is 13 years old and peter and Margo are 16 years old. Peter is the only sibling in his family but Margo and Anne are sisters. Peter has a cat named musty but Margo and Anne doesn’t have a pet. Anne and Margo are Mr. and Mrs. Frank. Peter is the child of MR. and Mrs. Van Daan.