Anne Frank's Legacy

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World War II was a horrible time in the world. Many Jewish people were murdered and killed for nothing more than being born Jewish. Lots of these people were children and one of these Jewish children was Anne Frank. Like many other Jewish people, she was forced into hiding by the Nazi Party and Hitler's regime. During Hitler's regime, Germany sent Jewish families and even children to places called concentration camps where they would be worked until their death. While Anne did not escape, she left behind a legacy stronger than most. The main reason behind this legacy is that she left behind a diary that gave a young child's perspective of the holocaust. Anne Frank's Legacy is her life, the courage and strength she showed during it and most…show more content…
She never gave up hope and her diary conveys that. It has helped and inspired many around the globe. For example, according to the article, "It has given voice to those silenced by the Holocaust." Before she was captured by the Nazi's and sent to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, she wrote down a wish in her diary. The diary quote reads, "If God lets me live... I shall not remain insignificant. I shall work in the world for mankind." Anne's wish to not remain insignificant was granted. She is influential even to this day as her courage and honestly have inspired millions. Even though she was never given the chance to "work in the world for mankind", she has done a lot for those who suffered through the Holocaust and the rest of the world alike. This means that Anne Frank lives on through her diary, and through those it helps and inspires.

To reiterate, Anne Frank's legacy is her life, her diary and the courage and hope she showed during one of the darkest times in history. Most importantly though, she lives on in the hearts of the hundreds, thousands and millions of those that her words have inspired and will inspire in the future. Anne Frank's legacy is not just the physical remnants of her diary, but also her contribution to the world. These contributions are, not just her diary, but the words she wrote in it and they are the reason why Anne Frank still lives on and will continue to live on

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