Corrie Ten Boom Research Paper

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“Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hatred. It is a power that breaks the chains of bitterness and the shackles of selfishness”-Corrie Ten Boom. (“The beautiful kingdom warriors”). Forgiveness is easier sometimes when it 's a personal attack, but attacking a loved one it is a on a whole different level completely. After Corrie Ten Boom was released, she went back to the concentration camp and forgave the men who did the horrible things to her. Even though Corrie Ten Boom was sent to a concentration camp along with many others, she was arguably the most important woman in World War ll. She saved thousands of lives and brought many to the Lord. Cornelia Arnolda Johanna Ten Boom was born in Amsterdam Netherlands on April 15, 1892. She lived in in a watch shop that she and her family inherited before her first birthday. Her father was always working in the shop so above the shop was a home that Corrie Ten Boom and her siblings stayed in most of the day while being watched by their aunts (“Corrie Ten Boom,” World Biographies). She was born to very religous parents, Corlutingh and Casper Ten Boom, which taught her to have a deep love and respect for Jews. She was very close to her older sister Betsie, and they often did many things together. At a very young age Corrie Ten Boom and her family helped the homeless by supplying food, shelter and water. Corrie Ten Boom also helped the mentally ill by spreading the word of Jesus through

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