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Free Study Guide for The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom

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THE HIDING PLACE ANALYSIS / CRITICISM


CHAPTER TWELVE - Vught

Summary

Soon came the order to evacuate the prison. Corrie knew that it must mean a counter-invasion had begun. She gathered all her belongings into a pillowcase and sat to wait for them to come. However, she waited and waited. Even the ant no longer came out of the crack in the floor. It reminded Corrie that she too had a hiding place and that was Jesus and her God. Finally, the command was given and they began to march out in ranks of five. Try as she might, Corrie could not see Betsie, and she feared that they were being taken into Germany. Finally, at a freight yard somewhere in the city, Corrie saw Betsie. As they were ordered to board the train, Corrie wormed her way through the ranks until she had her sister by the hand. They found seats together. Corrie knew that she could bear anything with Betsie beside her.

The train finally began to roll about 2:00 or 3:00 AM and Corrie fell asleep. When she awoke, the train had stopped and they were being ordered to march into a wooded area. They marched for a mile or two, and Corrie held Betsie up most of the way. Then they came to a barbed wire fence and eventually learned that this prison was called Vught after the village nearby. It was camp that had been constructed by the occupation to hold political prisoners. They were held here for......

Notes

Once again, Corrie relates her story from the perspective of both suffering and blessing. She is reunited with Betsie and that gives her strength. In the midst of fear, they can still laugh. But they also feel the fears of those other women with whom they are living and listen as 700 men are........

 

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