CHICAGO– May 29, 2013 – Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is proud to announce that assets of the treasurer’s 529 college savings plans, Bright Start and Bright Directions, have grown from $3.7 to more than $5 billion in the past two years.
They were orphaned, lost, and alone. Yet a generation of World War II Polish child refugees found a new life and happiness in distant New Zealand.
An American Army Public Health nurse with a group of children in a camp for Polish displaced persons at Bensheim,Germany on June 19, 1945. Other Polish children ended up in New Zealand as refugees. Photo by Universal Images Group/Getty Images