Who Was Anne Frank?
Annelies Marie “Anne” Frank was a world-famous German-born diarist and World War II Holocaust victim. Her work, The Diary of Anne Frank, has been read by millions.
Fleeing Nazi persecution of Jews in Germany, the family moved to Amsterdam and later went into hiding for two years. During this time, Frank wrote about her experiences and wishes. In 1945, the family was found and sent to concentration camps, where Frank died at the age of 15.
************ Our own Commentary:
Not going outside for two years is a long time. Right now we are sequestered for two weeks. Yet we can learn a lot from Anne, her resiliency and her uplifting attitude, just by reading some of her quotes. Here are a few: