A. Review of key ideas: Throughout Maximilian’s life he was constantly faithful and dedicated to what he was doing and along with that he was very bold in his actions.
B. Clinching Statement (strong closing line): Maximilian Kolbe’s heroism echoed through Auschwitz. People said his death was a shock filled with hope bringing new life and strength. Maximilian was truly an inspiration to all mankind. Kolbe once said: “No one in the world can change truth. What we can do and should do is seek it and serve it when it is found.” And that is what he did. Maximilian Kolbe was canonized a saint on October 17, 1971 by Pope John Paul II.