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The Story of the Trapp Family Singers - Part Two: Chapter XXI, Cor Unum Summary & Analysis

Maria von Trapp
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Part Two: Chapter XXI, Cor Unum Summary and Analysis

Maria concludes her book eloquently, referring to the Gospel account of a crippled man brought to Jesus and cured. She attributes the man's recovery to the strength of his faith. In that vein, she credits the thousands of letters and telegrams from all over Austria and America, calling for prayer on her behalf. "Against all hope, I recovered fully".

After five years, Maria takes her oath of American citizen. Maria now describes how on Armistice Day, Rupert and Werner, still in Europe, visit their old home in Salzburg, which was "[c]onfiscated by Heinrich Himmler personally", and used as headquarters during the last months of war. The chapel is a beer parlor. Warner's room is used by Hitler himself when visiting. During a visit, he orders a soldier and those with...

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