48. The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom
|The Hiding Place - Hard to Believe So Many Jews Hid in this Very Small Space|
Or look out over the city from the little balcony where the Jews could sometimes sit to get some fresh air:
You can read my reflections on that day HERE. It was a dream come true to go to the home of my heroes: The Ten Boom family!
The Ten Booms owned a clock shop in Haarlem, Netherlands and began hiding Jews in their "secret room" during the Nazi occupation of their country during World War II. They were sent to a concentration camp for their selfless service. This is their story told from Corrie's perspective.
|Corrie's Father's Father Began the Ten Boom Watch Shop in January 1837. It still exists today!|
|The alleyway at the side of the Ten Boom Jewelers|
My husband thought it was odd I was listening to this book during the Christmas season, but as I listened to the last few pages, I realized that this Christmas week is the 70th anniversary of Corrie Ten Boom's release from Ravensbrück Concentration Camp!