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Annette Riley Fry

In 1950, Annette Riley Fry married Varian Fry, an American journalist who ran a rescue network in Vichy France that helped approximately 2,000 to 4,000 anti-Nazi and Jewish refugees to escape Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. Fry's grandfather had spent many years as the western agent of the Society, shepherding abandoned and orphaned New York children to new homes in the west on the "Orphan Trains.

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It moved more boys and girls than the Children’s Crusade of the Middle Ages—and to far happier conclusions