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Miep Gies, woman credited with saving Anne Frank's Diary

On Jan. 11, 2010, Miep Gies, the woman credited with saving and smuggling out Anne Frank’s famous diary died at the age of 100.  She helped hide Frank’s family from the Nazis.  Check out the full story at The Washington Post.

Also, Anna did a great article about Gies and her memoir at the Baltimore Literature Examiner.  Go check it out.



  1. Thanks, Serena!


  2. Yes, I just read about this earlier this morning. We’ve lost quite a connection to Anne Frank and the survival of her diary.

  3. Its very sad, indeed. She was a beautiful soul.

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