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Audrey Hepburn gets her own square in Arnhem

Audrey Hepburn gets her own square in Arnhem

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Actress Audrey Hepburn (1929 – 1993) get a private square in Arnhem, the city where she lived during the Second world War.

In Arnhem went for years votes for a place in this city to the famous ex-inhabitant to mention, especially since Hepburn later often about her Final time has spoken.

In the centre of the city, build the city a new movie theatre. The square receives the name of the actress, made the church Thursday known.

The British Hepburn came in 1939 with her Dutch mother in Arnhem, the netherlands live. In the Gelderland capital she was at school and she studied ballet and music lessons. In those years, she also occasionally. The actress and her mother made the destruction of Arnhem in 1944 and the liberation in 1945.

Exhibition

In the Airborne Museum in Oosterbeek, near Arnhem, is until 20 of August, the exhibition ” mother love. Ella and Audrey about the Final time of Hepburn.

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