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Monthly Archives: July 2007

Silent as a Stone: Mother Maria of Paris and the Trash Can Rescue

Silent as a Stone is a children’s book about a community of rescuers in Nazi-occupied Paris. The central figure is Mother Maria Skobtsova, an unconventional nun who choose to emerge herself in urban life and the urgent needs of her neighbors. Confronting the horror of Nazi brutality, Mother Maria devised an ingenious plan to save […]