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Who Was Edda Van Heemstra? (The Story Of Audrey Hepburn)

As World War II began, Hollywood icon Audrey Hepburn, then going by the name Edda Van Heemstra, was still a young girl, living in war torn Holland. This is the remarkable story of a young ballerina, who danced to raise money for the Dutch resistance, who later went on to win an Oscar, a Grammy, a Tony, and an Emmy on her way to becoming one of the most beloved entertainers and icons of Hollywood's Golden Age.