Anne Frank’s diary is one of the most widely read books in the world. It reveals the thoughts of a young, yet surprisingly mature girl, confined to a secret hiding place. “Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
Excerpt from Anne Frank's diary, October 1942 This is a photograph of me as I wish I looked all the time. Then I might still have a chance of getting to Hollywood. But now I am afraid I usually look quite different.
Miep Gies, Otto Frank's secretary, defied the Nazi occupiers to hide Anne Frank and her family for two years and saved Anne's diary. A Roman Catholic, she and her husband risked their lives attempting to save theirs.
“Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.” Anne Frank poses in 1941 in this photo made available by Anne Frank House in Amsterdam. Anne died from typhus at age 15 in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. (via the atlantic)