Willem’s son, and Corrie’s nephew. Like his cousin Peter, Kik is an important member of Corrie’s operation, working as a “runner” to ferry supplies and news between different safe houses. During Corrie’s time in the concentration camp, Kik is arrested while helping an American parachutist reach the North Sea, and is then deported to Germany. Several years after the war, the family learns that he has been killed in a concentration camp.
Kik ten Boom Character Timeline in The Hiding Place
The timeline below shows where the character Kik ten Boom appears in The Hiding Place. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
The Secret Room
...night the doorbell rings and Corrie runs downstairs, expecting another refugee. Instead, it’s Willem’s son Kik; he tells her to get her bicycle and come with him, even though it’s after... (full context)
...embraced by Willem, Nollie, and Betsie for the first time in months. Willem says that Kik has been arrested and deported while helping a downed American parachutist; Father, meanwhile, died in... (full context)
The Three Visions