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“And I could weep at how mean people are and how they betray their fellow creatures, perhaps for the sake of personal advantage. It is enough to make a person lose heart sometimes. I often wish I lived on a Robinson Crusoe island.” - Sophie Scholl

Sophie Scholl German revolutionary Sophie Scholl was a founding member of the non-violent anti-Nazi resistance group The White Rose, which advocated for active resistance to Hitler’s regime through an anonymous leaflet and graffiti campaign

Hans Scholl and his younger sister, Sophie, both became committed anti-Nazis.On February 22, 1943, Hans, Sophie and Probst were found guilty of treason and sentenced to death.

Hans Scholl and his younger sister, Sophie, both became committed anti-Nazis.On February Hans, Sophie and Probst were found guilty of treason and sentenced to death.

A photo of Sophie Scholl in the RAD, 1941. "Sophie Scholl (front) in the Labor Service in Krauchenwies, spring 1941." Image found in Sophie ...

A photo of Sophie Scholl in the RAD, “Sophie Scholl (front) in the Labor Service in Krauchenwies, spring Image found in Sophie Scholl Fritz, Hartnagel: Damit wir uns nicht verlieren,.

Traveling was always something I fantasized about, but like many people, I was unsure of how to afford it and hesitant to go alone. I went to Mor...

Robyn Davidson has traveled thousands of miles on camels - alone - across the deserts of Australia and Africa.

A teenage Sophie Scholl... she later became a member of White Rose resistance group and was executed on 22nd February 1943

A teenage Sophie Scholl. she later became a member of White Rose resistance group and was executed on February 1943

Sophie Scholl climbing a tree from The Short Life of Sophie Scholl by Hermann Vinke.  At the age of 21, Sophie Scholl was executed by the People’s Court in Germany on Feb. 22, 1943, during the Holocaust, for her involvement in The White Rose, an organization that was secretly writing pamphlets calling for the end of the war and strongly denouncing the inhuman acts of the Nazis.

Sophie Scholl climbing a tree from The Short Life of Sophie Scholl by Hermann Vinke. (my scan!

Entspannung an der Iller:  Nach außen hin blieb Sophie Scholl - Foto etwa von...

Sophie relaxing on the Iller River in Ulm, Germany, 1938

"Never let yourself be robbed of cheerful courage, And hold fast your faith On good days, as well as bad, So will your burden be lighter, A firm staff is childlike trust in God! –To remind you  of your Sophie Scholl" -Sophie's Poetry

A picture of Sophie Scholl from Sophie Scholl: Die Letzen Tage

Sophie Scholl in 1937 during her days as a BDM girl. Love that she is ...

Sophie Scholl in 1937 during her days as a BDM girl. Love that she is .

Robyn Davidson. Tracks. Australia. Photographer Rick Smolan.

Robyn Davidson. Tracks. Australia. Photographer Rick Smolan.