The Question and Answer section for The Hiding Place is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Corrie and Betsy are sister, but they are also very different women. Corrie is smart, willing to learn, healthy, and loves to help others, and although, Betsy has many of those qualities, she is sickly. Both girls are giving, and kind.... Corrie...
Tente Jans has diabetes.
Corrie's love for her parents is evident in her choice to stay unmarried, care for her parents, and not only take over the watch shop, but to become the Holland's first liscensed, female watchmaker, as well.