Teachers Dores do Carmo and Josefa Reis founded a couple of decades ago "Dever de Memória" (Duty of Memory), an initiative that remembers and celebrates Aristides de Sousa Mendes and his intervention in Bordeaux in 1940 when he handed over thousands of visas to refugees trying to escape France in despair.
The first actions took place in local Schools from Cabanas de Viriato - municipality where the parish of Carregal do Sal, Sousa Mendes' birthplace, is located - just under a decade ago, but its roots quickly grew across the country and even abroad .
To know a more about the "Dever de Memória" we talked with both teachers.
This podcast is in Portuguese.
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