Anne Frank: My Role Model

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“Anne Frank was born in the women’s clinic in Frankfurt on June 12, 1929, at 7:30 in the morning, just as the weak rays of the early-summer sun were beginning to seep through the hazy cloud cover over the city” (Müller 13). It is no secret that Anne Frank had a truly difficult and brief life, yet most people do not know the extent of the suffering that she had no choice but to tolerate. Not only was she forced to live in secrecy in an attic above her father’s business for twenty-five months, but she was also caught and then tortured at Westerbork transit concentration camp and Auschwitz-Birkenau and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps. In 1945, Otto Frank was liberated from Auschwitz, being the only Frank family member to survive the Holocaust. Ultimately, he decided to publish his daughter’s diary that he received, and the diary is now known in America as Anne Frank: the Diary of a Young Girl. Moreover, she is one of the strongest young ladies to have ever lived, which is why she is my role model. Anne Frank’s diary has altered the way people learn about the Holocaust by providing a first-person account of the daily struggles Jewish people endured during World War II. Prior to all of the catastrophic events that the Frank family had to undergo, they lived a peaceful life. Each family member had their ups and downs, notwithstanding, overall they were merry and perky. Anne was born in Frankfurt, Germany; however five years after her birth, the Franks fled to Amsterdam,

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