Corrie ten Boom

Dutch resistance hero and writer

Cornelia Johanna Arnolda "Corrie" ten Boom (April 15, 1892 – April 15, 1983) was a Dutch evangelist and Nazi concentration camp survivor. She helped nearly 800 Jews escape the Nazis during World War II. Ten Boom co-wrote her autobiography The Hiding Place. It was later made into a movie of the same name. In December 1967, Ten Boom was given the award of "Righteous Among the Nations"' by the State of Israel.

She was born in Amsterdam and died in California at the age of 91.

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