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Anne Frank

by Heejun from San Diego

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A hero is a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. A deserving hero is one that many idolize and look up to for help. Anne Frank, already being one of the most deserving heroes, Frank was a German-Jewish girl that hid for 25 months in a safe-haven called Amsterdam. She was an escapee during World War II, trying to flee from the Nazis. During the 25 months of hiding, she wrote a journal that is now world-wide famous because of many reasons. The world-wide famous author is an inspiration among others because she shows consistency and bravery to others.

Born on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt, Germany, Anne Frank lived a wealthy life because of her parents. She moved to Amsterdam, Netherlands at the age of four. This was the time where the Nazis gained control over Germany. At the age of four, she was given a journal to write her diaries in. A few years later, on July, 1942 she began hiding with her family for 25 months, where she wrote her diary consistently. "However, the act of writing allowed Frank to maintain her sanity and her spirits. 'When I write, I can shake off all my cares,' she wrote on April 5, 1944" (Editors of Biography.com). Frank's diary was a gateway where she knew she was safe from the danger she was facing. Her diary gave her bravery and the hope that everyone sees  today

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Anne Frank is known for her diary that became all that was left of her. Her diary is now a published book, "Diary of Anne Frank," and has a clear representation on her life while hiding from the Nazis. However, Frank's diary is not just an ordinary book. This resource gives people the inspiration to be hopeful while still in danger. "Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy" (Anne Frank). This quote represents the hope that is still left in the world and how it should be appreciated, instead of looking on the downside of situations; Frank leads people into hope when on the negative aspect of life. Thus, she is seen as a hero because Frank is an inspiration of hope whenever one is in need of help.

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A hero is not only someone or something that saves people, a hero can be someone that gives people inspiration of even consistency and bravery. Anne Frank had an amazing influence on people for consistency and bravery. Frank hid from the Nazis for 25 months: "...hiding from the Nazis during World War II (1942-1945)" (World Book Student). While hiding from the Nazis, she wrote a diary and her consistency amazes the people today and inspires them to be as outgoing like her. The story of Anne Frank quotes, "After her death Anne becomes world famous because of the diary she wrote while in hiding." The hiding of Anne Frank shows bravery and consistency of the way she acted upon being chased by the Nazi --She influences others to be brave and consistent.

In conclusion, Anne Frank shows an inspiration, consistency, and bravery while in her 25 months of hiding. Her journal gives people hope whenever they need inspiration and shows bravery and consistency while she hid during the 25 months. Today, Anne Frank's writing encourages others make plays and films. Which is why she is known as a hero and the face -- of the Holocaust.


Works Cited

Anne Frank." Encyclopedia of World Biography, Gale, 1998. Biography in Context,

link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/K1631002299/BIC1?u=powa9245&xid=5d465317. Accessed

12 Jan. 2017.

Gold, A 2017, 'Frank, Anne' , World Book Student, World Book, Chicago, viewed 17 January 2017,

<http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar209050>.

Stichting, Anne Frank. "The Story of Anne Frank: The Story in Brief." Anne Frank House. People of

the U.S., Mar.-Apr. 2016. Web. 18 Jan. 2017.

Biography.com, Editors For the. "Anne Frank." Biography.com. A&E Networks Television, 08 Jan.

2016. Web. 24 Jan. 2017.


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