Bie Verlinden like to tell stories, and she has some powerful stories to draw from. The 92-year-old was born on a quiet farmhouse in Belgium that quickly became a volatile point of control between German and English forces during World War II. On any given day, her childhood home could—and often did—become a contested frontline between these forces. It was a stressful upbringing, one she would often use to quietly humble those around her.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/a35zde/grandson-makes-wwii-game-based-on-92-year-old-grandmothers-tragic-memories