Letters of Anne Frank

An exhibition of letters written by Anne Frank before and during WWII is on display at the Amsterdam Historical Museum through September 3. The Guardian has published a few, including a confrontational letter Frank gave her father — who made the unfortunate mistake of trying to stand between a 14-year-old girl and heavy petting — a few months before the Nazis found the family in hiding.

“All these troubles have made me older; I won’t regret my actions,” she wrote. “I’ll behave the way I think I should! Gentle persuasion won’t keep me from going upstairs.”


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