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Following 60 Minutes' recent feature on Sir Nicholas Winton, an archivist from the U.S. National Archives discovered Winton's original letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, requesting U.S. assistance in rescuing Czech children.
Despite resistance, Winton persevered to save the lives of 669 children before the start of World War II. Discover his inspiring story in Nicky's Family, now available on DVD in the Menemsha Films Store!
Sir Nicholas Winton rescued 669 children from the Nazis just before World War II, and didn't tell a soul for over fifty years. He celebrated his 105th birthday on May 19th - join us in celebrating this incredible real-life hero!
- Discover Sir Nicholas' inspiring story in the award-winning film Nicky's Family. Order yours in the Menemsha Films Store!
- Sign and share the worldwide petition to award Sir Nicholas the Nobel Peace Prize!
- Read an exclusive excerpt from the new biography of Sir Nicholas written by his daughter, Barbara!
- Watch 60 Minutes' recent feature interview with Sir Nicholas!
- Like Nicky's Family on Facebook to send your birthday messages for Sir Nicholas, and receive updates on birthday tributes taking place around the world!
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