The play deals with the story of Dr. Korczak, Polish Jew, who was a notable figure in Poland. A doctor by education (pediatrician), he ran an orphanage for Jewish and Polish kids and wrote scientific and popular articles and books on children education.
During WWII, when Poland was occupied by Nazis, the orphanage had to be abandoned and the children were slated to go the gas chamber. Because of his prominence, Dr. Korczak was free to go. He preferred to stay with his children to the end and to die together with them in the gas chambers.
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