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Tracey Edwards
Tracey Edwards • 1 year ago

Corrie Ten Boom helped many Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust by hiding them in a secret room in her family's home. Eventually she was arrested and taken to concentration camps, including Ravensbruck. While imprisoned she held Bible studies using a small Bible she managed to sneak passed guards. After the war she aided Holocaust survivors, traveled as a public speaker to over sixty countries and wrote eight books. (Submitted by Michaela Jaros)

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Corrie ten Boom and her smile. Cornelia "Corrie" ten Boom was a Dutch Christian. Along with her father and other family members, Corrie helped many Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust during World War II and was imprisoned for it.

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Corrie ten Boom (1892-1983) "Cornelia "Corrie" ten Boom was a Dutch Christian who, along with her father and other family members, helped many Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust during World War II and was imprisoned for it." (quote from Wikipedia)

“Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart.” —Corrie ten Boom, author of The Hiding Place. Corrie ten Boom’s family hid Jews in their home during the Holocaust. After an informant reported on them in 1944, she and her family were arrested and sent to concentration camps where her father, nephew, and sister died.

Cornelia "Corrie" ten Boom (Amsterdam, The Netherlands April 15, 1892 – Orange, California, April 15, 1983) was a Dutch Christian, who with her father & other family members helped many Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust during World War II. Her family was arrested due to an informant in 1944, and her father died 10 days later at Scheveningen prison. A sister, brother and nephew were released, but Corrie ten Boom and her sister Betsie were sent to Ravensbruck concentration camp, where Betsie died.

Corrie Ten Boom was a devoted Christian whose whole family made their home a "safe place" for Jews in hiding in Haarlem, Holland. After being betrayed, the Gestapos raided their house looking for Jews. A trap was set and Corrie and her family were all sent to the Ravensbruck concentration camp where all died but Corrie. Courageous woman of strong belief.

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.- Corrie Ten Boom

Cornelia "Corrie" ten Boom was a Dutch Christian who, along with her father and other family members, helped many Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust during World War II and was imprisoned for it. Her family died there but her Faith in God remained strong.