Resistance hero who saved hundreds of Jewish children dies at 108

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Georges Loinger, cousin of the famous mime artist and fellow Resistance member Marcel Marceau, who smuggled out of German-occupied France an estimated 350 Jewish children, saving them from possible deportation to death camps, has died at the age of 108.

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A French Resistance hero who used his ingenuity and athleticism to save the lives of hundreds of Jewish children during the second world war has died at the age of 108, reports The Guardian.