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Man Who Saved 669 Children During The Holocaust Has No Idea They’re Around Him, Watch His Reaction
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Man Who Saved 669 Children During The Holocaust Has No Idea They’re Around Him, Watch His Reaction

In 1939, on the eve of World War II, a young British stockbroker called Nicholas Winton did something truly incredible. He risked his life to successfully save 669 mostly Jewish children from Czechoslovakia during The Jewish Holocaust by ensuring their safe passage to Britain. And then, like a real hero, he never spoke of it again until fifty years later when his wife found a scrapbook in the attic of their home that contained the names, pictures, and documents of the Holocaust victims that he saved.

Sir Nicholas, who was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2003 and who received the Czech Order of the White Lion in 2014, died on July 1, 2015, aged 106. Dubbed the “British Schindler” by the British press, he appeared on a UK television program called That’s Life! in 1988. He was invited as a member of the audience, totally unaware that the people sitting around him were only alive because of his bravery and selflessness. Watch the heartwarming video below to see the moment he finally realized. Get your handkerchief ready for this happy reunion…(h/t: justsomething)

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Amanda Panda
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5 years ago

I got goosebumps when everyone stood up. Incredible!

Catherine Joyner
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5 years ago

I was going to say the same thing LOL

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Cat Meow
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5 years ago

The world needs more people like him. Now more than in the last 70 years

Jonathan Eatsalot
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5 years ago

hopefully not, if you know what I mean

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Matt Brooks
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5 years ago

This video doesn't cut it. Check out Aa 60 minute program about this legend! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0aoifNziKQ

Cat Meow
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5 years ago

This snippet already made me tear up, the whole thing is gonna make me a mess

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Amanda Panda
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5 years ago

I got goosebumps when everyone stood up. Incredible!

Catherine Joyner
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5 years ago

I was going to say the same thing LOL

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Cat Meow
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5 years ago

The world needs more people like him. Now more than in the last 70 years

Jonathan Eatsalot
Community Member
5 years ago

hopefully not, if you know what I mean

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Matt Brooks
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5 years ago

This video doesn't cut it. Check out Aa 60 minute program about this legend! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0aoifNziKQ

Cat Meow
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5 years ago

This snippet already made me tear up, the whole thing is gonna make me a mess

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