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'British Schindler,' Holocaust hero dies at 106

Sir Nicholas Winton saved the lives of 669 children during the Holocaust by putting them on trains to England and finding them foster homes.

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Sir Nicholas Winton – the man known as the “British Schindler,” who rescued hundreds of children bound for concentration camps during the Holocaust – died Wednesday at the age of 106, the BBC reported.

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