Guy takes a two week vacation-

-and ends up with 15,000 children.

Did you watch 60 minutes last night? 24 hours later, I’m still awe struck by Sir Nicholas Winton’s incredible story.

At Christmastime 1938, Nicholas Winton cancelled ski trip in Switzerland to help his friend with a humanitarian project in Prague. Through creativity, and the motto that “if something is not impossible, then there must be a way to do it,” Sir Winton single-handedly figured out a way to transport 659 Jewish children from peril of Nazi-occupied Yugoslavia to safety in the UK.

The story alone is incredible-Sir Winton was knighted and essentially saved 15,000 lived (the children and descendants of the children he saved).

Even more remarkable? He continues to do good-at 105.

Unbelievable. Sir Winton’s been instrumental in the development of Abbeyfield senior communities and he just keeps going.

A truly beautiful story and an incredible life.

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