Posted on May 9, 2016
In her suburban London row house, Margit Goodman, 94, sits wrapped in blankets in her favorite recliner. She was a girl of 17 when she first came to Britain, escaping from her native Prague just before the Germans invaded. She remembers the exact date: June 5, 1939. The Goodmans and a number of former evacuees, are lobbying the U.K. to do the same for unaccompanied Syrian children who are in Europe.