France’s Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad, who won silver, carries gold medallist Kenya’s Ezekiel Kemboi as they celebrate after the men’s 3000m steeplechase final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 5, 2012.
This is beautiful. They have such good sportsmanship
Also known as “John the Posthumous ruled France for 5 days, from his birth to his death, thus making him the youngest and second shortest reining monarch in French history. The only king who ruled for an even shorter time than John ruled France for 20 minutes.
Young widow Yvonne Roques worked with Bishop Paul Rémond in Nice to hide approximately a hundred Jewish children during World War II. Yvonne’s home served as a way station before more permanent hiding places were found. Unable to remember the names of all the children she saved, Yvonne shared the photos above with Yad Vashem in hopes of identifying these children. If you recognize any of these children or are interested in seeing more of Yvonne’s unidentified photos, visit Yad Vashem’s website.