Catholic Woman Who Abducted Jewish Orphans Surrenders in Belgium
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Catholic Woman Who Abducted Jewish Orphans Surrenders in Belgium

Mrs. G. E. Langendijk Van Moorst former foster mother of Anneke Beekman, 15-year-old Jewish war orphan spirited out of Holland when a court ordered her turned over to the Jewish community, surrendered to the Dutch authorities at the Belgian border this week-end.

The Catholic woman who, together with her still missing sister fought legally and illegally since 1954 to keep the Beekman girl, will serve a three-month sentence imposed on her before she fled to Belgium.