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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.
"Generally, by the time you are real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes don't see as well and you get loose in the joints and they are very shabby. But these things don't matter at all, because once you are real you can't be ugly, except to people who don't understand."