The tale of a Swiss woman and a Czech man who changed the lives and worldviews of hundreds of people. After the Second World War, Přemysl Pitter (1895 - 1976) and Olga Fierz (1900 - 1990) rescued over 800 Jewish and German children from German concentration camps and Czech internment centers. For many of the kids, the encounter with Přemysl and Olga was a decisive factor in their lives, both in terms of career choices and spiritual orientation.
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