The Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes [00:01:57]Megan Felt explains the mission of the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes and how they collaborate with teachers and students worldwide to discover and share stories of unsung heroes.
Discovering Irena Sendler's Story [00:03:47] Megan Felt recounts how she and her classmates discovered the story of Irena Sendler, a woman who saved over 2,500 Jewish children during the Holocaust, and their journey to research and connect with her.
Irena Sendler's Heroic Actions and Persecution [00:08:55] Megan Felt details the courageous actions of Irena Sendler and her collaborators in rescuing Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto, as well as the persecution and torture she endured at the hands of the Nazis.
Irena's Rescue of Elzbieta [00:12:16] Irena's collaboration with others to rescue Elzbieta, a five-month-old baby, from the Warsaw Ghetto during the Holocaust.
Meeting Irena and Becoming Caretakers [00:13:26] Elzbieta grows up knowing Irena's story and later becomes her caretaker at the end of Irena's life.
The Lowell Milken Center's establishment [00:24:31] Megan Felt discusses the founding of the Lowell Milken Center and its expansion over the years.
Ralph Lazo's inspiring story [00:26:22] The story of Ralph Lazo, a student who stood up against the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
Alice Seeley Harris and her impact [00:27:58]Alice Seeley Harris is a missionary who exposed the mistreatment of Congolese people through her photographs and how her story influenced a student to become a documentary filmmaker.