Irena Sendler lived a life that most couldn’t even imagine! She was born in Warsaw, Poland on February 15, 1910. Her father died when she was only seven-years-old, but one lesson he taught her shaped her entire life: always help the needy.Her life work and incredible risk she took day in and day out has been hidden from popular history – until recently….
Irena’s story began as a child, where she watched her father serve countless patients as one of Poland’s most well-respected doctors. Inspired by her father’s work, Irena decided to follow in his footsteps and pursue a career in medicine.