Saturday, January 16, 2010

Dangerous Papers

Here's an inspiring true story from John at Thoughts On The Way:

Dangerous Papers

Corrie Ten Boom and her family helped hide Jews during the Holocaust. She told the story of a series of interrogations after being arrested by the Nazi's. I may not get the whole thing right, but the gist was this.

This particular Nazi police officer had her caught. He called her into his office and almost unbelievably he pulled out a stack of papers containing the names of multitudes of Jews they had illegally helped hide and escape.

All the evidence was laid out on the table. He looked at her and said, "Ms. Ten Boom, can you explain this?"

Welling up with tears she gave up and said, "No." She knew this could very well mean the death sentence for her.

[Read the rest here...]

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