Oskar Schindler: A Hero: The Life Of A Hero

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When we think of a hero some people might think of someone who wears a fancy costume who is also strong, powerful, merciful, and selfless hence why the infamous Marvel superhero movies are produced almost each and every year. Heroes are not just something that are only meant to be shown on the big screens, they can also be disguised as average people that are seen at work, school, or local grocery stores. Everyday people do heroic deeds no matter how major or minor it might be, but receive little recognition for their bravery and courage. Also, living in the age of social media where sharing videos, posting pictures, and watching things on television is common among adolescents and young adults, it is easier for these people and their heroic actions to be shared around the world to inspire others to follow in their footsteps. Speaking of heroes, this leads to one man known for his heroic actions and his name is Oskar Schindler. Oskar Schindler was a German industrialist and a member of the Nazi Party, who was known for saving the lives of approximately 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust by employing them in his enamelware and ammunitions factories located in occupied Poland. His actions were deemed legendary during that time period as he could have faced death for helping the Jews. Now in the…show more content…
Schindler’s actions. An example of a modern day Oskar Schindler would be a young man named Steve Maman. He was a Jewish man from Canada on a mission to rescue as many girls as he could from being sold as sex slaves for Islamic militants. During the past eight months, Maman’s group saved about 130 victims of enslavement. Maman also stated that he was inspired by Oskar Schindler during World War II (‘Modern-day Schindler rescuing ISIS Sex Slaves,

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