Had Anne Frank lived, she would have turned seventy-seven this year. But this month marks the 61st anniversary of her death, of typhus, at Bergen-Belsen, the concentration camp where she was sent in the final months of World War II. She missed the camp’s liberation by only six weeks.

I’ve found a wonderful website–really, one of the most remarkable websites I’ve ever encountered–on the short life and the diary of this gifted young writer, who, as you know, hid from the Nazis with her family for more than two years in a secret annex of an apartment in Amsterdam.

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