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The Rev. Waitstill and Martha Sharp

UU World coverage of the Rev. Waitstill and Martha Sharp, World War II heroes and founders of the UUSC.

Ken Burns explores Unitarians’ WWII story

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Ken Burns explores Unitarians’ WWII story

A new documentary about two Unitarian heroes is coming this fall to PBS.

Denise T. Davidoff | 9/5/2016 | Fall 2016

Unitarian couple honored for World War II rescues

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Unitarian couple honored for World War II rescues

Martha and Waitstill Sharp posthumously recognized as 'Righteous Among the Nations'; only one other American so honored.

Michelle Bates Deakin | 6/16/2006

Righteous among the nations

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Righteous among the nations

From the archives: Israel honors two Unitarians for rescuing refugees in World War II; their story provokes soul-searching today.

Michelle Bates Deakin | 6/5/2006 | Summer 2006

Church celebrates members' World War II heroism

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Church celebrates members' World War II heroism

At celebration of Unitarians who saved refugees from Nazism, a challenge: Who will help the victims of genocide in Darfur?

Michelle Bates Deakin | 12/19/2005

Unitarian couple honored for World War II heroism

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Unitarian couple honored for World War II heroism

Only one other American has received Israel's 'Righteous Among the Nations' designation.

Michelle Bates Deakin | 12/12/2005