On this day, February 15, in the year 1910, 1910 Irena Sendler born (died May 12, 2008). A Roman Catholic Polish social worker who helped save an estimated 2500 Jewish children from the Nazis by smuggling them out of the Warsaw Ghetto and giving them false identities. She was captured and nearly tortured to death. She told a British newspaper that the greatest act of love she witnessed during the war was that of Jewish mothers parting with their children in the hope that they would live. Irena Sendler: Woman who saved 2500 babies during the Holocaust - Page 2 Now, what does this have to do with "Environment"? Check this out: Irena Sendler was a candidate for the 2007 Noble Peace Prize, but the prize was award elsewhere.... snopes.com: Irena Sendler Know where the prize went? "The Nobel Peace Prize 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change , Al Gore" The Nobel Peace Prize 2007 Just goes to show: the only places you can find justice is the dictionary and the cemetery.