The Hiding Place - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

Corrie ten Boom
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Chapter 7 Summary and Analysis

The razzia, or search for young men of working age, makes it unsafe for any young men to appear in public. Such a raid comes through Nollie's neighborhood as Betsie and Corrie visit there one day. Nollie insists on telling the truth, no matter what. Corrie silently disagrees with Nollie's faith on this issue.

Throughout the countryside, safe places for the Jews begin to disappear, as families are either overcrowded or discovered. On woman, Mrs. DeBoer, houses eighteen young Jews. She agrees to take in the Bulldog and his wife when the authorities raid their shop. The face of the city begins to change, as citizens cut down trees in parks for firewood. Christoffels dies from the severe winter cold. When the young Jews at DeBoer's house cannot take the claustrophobia anymore, they leave the house, causing a raid in which...

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