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Gino Bartali, Italian cycling legend, saved Jews during WWII [VIDEO]


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/gino_bartali_italian_cycling_legend_saved_jews_during_wwii_20120618

Gino Bartali is best known as a cycling legend who holds the record for the longest time span between victories at the Tour de France – ten years – a feat made all the more impressive by the Tour’s status as one of most grueling endurance competitions in the world and the fact that Bartali was an old man (by cycling standards) when he made his comeback in 1948. Looking beyond the marvel of his athletic stamina, Bartali’s life provides a powerful lesson in how moral endurance can empower from within.

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