Anne Frank Legacy

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Anne Frank True, genuine courage is rare, especially in children. Many feign to have this aspect, but in reality only a select few exceed courage. From 1933 to 1945, Jews lived in fear, not one was safe. In the horrible time of the Holocaust, Jewish people of all ages and conditions were harassed and even executed.The courageous Frank family, consisting of a father, mother, and two young daughters, were tortured during this time period. One particular family member, the youngest daughter, has a legacy that still lives on today. Anne Frank was both a hero and a victim of the Holocaust because she was forced into hiding, her loved ones were killed, and her diaries positively impacted many. During this dreadful time, Anne Frank was victimized by being forced into hiding. The Franks originally lived peacefully in Germany, but as the Nazis gained power, they slowly moved to Amsterdam. The father, Otto, previously knew the city, and brought his family with him once he found a place to live (Kniesmeyer 519). Just to avoid confrontation, the Frank family moved from the place they called home their entire lives. Once they moved to Amsterdam, “Anne and Margot quickly adapted themselves to their new life. They learned Dutch and attended the local Montessori school” (Kniesmeyer 519). Since the siblings were still young, they were able to learn and proceed with their lives in a new environment. On July 5, 1942, Anne’s sister, Margot, was notified to report to a labor camp; which was a

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