US teacher honored for highlighting Polish Holocaust hero


WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An American teacher who together with his students shed light on the story of a Polish woman who saved hundreds of Jewish children during the Holocaust was honored Monday with the award that bears her name.

Irena Sendler and her story were largely unknown until Norman Conard and his high school students in rural Kansas began producing a play about her, "Life in a Jar," in 1999 as part of a history project on unsung heroes.

The play has since been performed 375 times around the world, movies have been made, schools in Poland and Germany have been named after her and she wa...

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