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Date of Birth 15 April 1892Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Date of Death 15 April 1983Orange, California, USA
Birth NameCornelia ten Boom

Mini Bio (1)

During the Second World War, Corrie Ten Boom and her family (all Christians) showed great courage in helping to rescue Jewish people from the Nazis. They were arrested and imprisoned by the Germans. Corrie and her sister were sent to Ravensbruck concentration camp, where her sister died. Corrie was released due to an administrative error just before the end of the war in 1945. She spent the rest of her long life spreading the news of God's forgiveness.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: R A Couchman

Personal Quotes (3)

On love: Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart.
On change: Joy runs deeper than despair.
When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer.

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