In 1942, when the Nazi's began to invade their

country, the Frank family went into hiding in an

attic of a warehouse. The Franks' daughter, Anne,

kept a diary through out their horrible ordeal.

Minutes before the Frank's were captured in their

hiding place after a two-year stay, Anne wrote in

her diary the words, "In spite of everything, I

still believe that people are really good at

heart." Even though Anne suffered so much her

courage and character only grew stronger.

Before Anne Frank went into hiding, she led a

blissful and joyous life. She was always

surrounded by friends and her family was well to

do. She was torn away from her happiness and

placed into the harsh and cruel reality of the

Nazi agenda at only thirteen years of age. All

this only because she was Jewish. She stayed

locked up in the attic of the warehouse for almost

twenty-five months, never being able to step

outside. Such repression and life of fear would

make almost any teenager completely depressed and

more miserable that words could express. However,

Anne managed to keep hope for a better tomorrow

and her respect for the human race.

Anne made a very powerful statement in her last

words. To truly believe such a thing after being

abused by the Nazis is quite remarkable indeed. I

am very sure that most people, including myself,

would have thought that the world was a completely

corrupt and humans are naturally cruel if they'd

have gone through such times. I believe that Anne

has the ability to say such a thing because of her

great unselfishness and love for all of G-d's

creatures. I also believe that if Anne could have

written in her diary after she had gone to the

concentration camp, she would have said the exact

same thing.

Because of her cheerfulness and undying courage,

Anne was able to keep up the spirits and the hopes

of her family. Her never ending love for all

people was fueled by the fact that she would never

let anyone's cruelty and power bring her spirits

to the ground. Through all her suffering Anne's

character o

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