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Anne Frank Diary

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Anne Frank lived with her family in a pleasant house.For Anne and her sister, Margot, their early childhood wasa sucure place inhabited by loving parents, relatives andnurses.       However,   the Nazis had gained power in some parts ofGermany. The Nazis wanted all Jews to be killed. OttoFrank, Anne's father, did not hestitate to wait for theNazis to come into full power. In 1933, the Franks leftFrankfort. Mrs. Frank and the two girls joined her motherin Aachen, near the Belgian border. Otto Frank went toHolland and started a business in food products. In thespring of 1934, the Franks reunited and settled inAmsterdam.     Anne Frank lived in Amsterdam happily, like she didin Frankfort. She attended Montessori School and had ahost of friends. Her father, however, was still worried forin Germany the Nazis gained almost complete power.     In 1940, the Germans envaded and conquered Holland.Anne's life had changed by the Germans taking control.She could not go to her school, and was to attend theJewish Lyceum. No Jews were allowed out on the streets atnight.     In 1941, the Germans had their first round-up of Jewsin Amsterdam. 5 months later, the Germans summonded16-year-old Margot Frank to report for deportation. OttoFrank, however, had contact with Dutch friends, and wereable to hide out in the attic of a house. The morning afterMargot was summonded they left Amsterdam and went tothe attic of the house called the Secret Annexe.     In the Secret Annexe they were joined by the VanDaan family. There was Mr. and Mrs. Van Daan and theirson Peter. Later, a eldery dentist, Alburt Dussel, wasinvited to share their refuge. The 8 Jews hid in the SecertAnnexe for many years. Otto Frank's Dutch friends,brought them food and even gifts. The news in the fall of1942 was terrifying for the Franks. The roundup of Jewsfrom Holland was proceeding according to plan. While theFranks were in hiding, Germany was at the height ofconquest.     But of August 4, 1944, the Gestapo penetrated...


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