MSN | The incredible true story of Corrie ten Boom

She and her family, believers, were spots of light in the thick darkness that descended on Europe and North Africa as the fist of the Nazis and their collaborators sought to annihilate the Jews.

Corrie had been taught by her father from an early age to cleave to the Bible and to recognize the special position of the Jewish people. When the Nazis invaded the Netherlands and began their oppression of the Jews, with the ultimate intention of sending them to the death camps, the ten Booms sought to provide a refuge for persecuted Jews. Their courage and sense of virtue saved many Jews, including numerous children.

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