Sally Becker saved many children’s lives in the Balkan war.
That’s the short story, which she tells humbly and inspiringly on today’s show.
“You never know what you’re capable of until you give yourself a chance”
Sally writes about her experiences in her book: Sunflowers and Snipers: Saving Children in the Balkan War.
Sally is an artist and writer, lives in the south east of England with her daughter.
Her work rescuing innocent victims of war has been recognised with many awards, including:
• The Unsung Heroes Award
• The Ross McWhirter Award for Bravery
• The Variety Club Award
• Woman of the Year, Blue Drop Group Sicily
Sally is a Goodwill Ambassador for Children of Peace, a non-partisan charity dedicated to building friendship, trust and reconciliation between Israeli and Palestinian children.
Sally featured in the 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony, carrying the Olympic Flag with a host of other dignitaries.