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    Holocaust Rescuers - Miep Gies

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    rescuers, and the defenders of these persecuted people. One such person was Miep Gies. Miep Gies was born on February 15, 1909 in Vienna, Austria as Hermine Santruschitz. She was a weak child, and with food shortages and a growing family, she became malnourished and unhealthy. Luckily, in the 1920s, a program was set up to give Austrian children foster homes in the Netherlands while their home country tried to get back on its feet. Miep was chosen to be given a foster home with Laurens Nieuwenburg and his

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    Miep Gies wrote Anne Frank Remembered to honor the memory of the Frank family, to show what happened to Jews during World War II, and what she did to hide the Frank family. Gies was asked to write about her experience in the war, but Miep also wanted to consider how Anne Frank played such an enormous role in Miep’s life; Gies wanted to add the impact of how Anne’s diary affected people into her book. The book is the first-hand account of the persecution of Jews. Miep was born in Vienna, Austria,

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    Sparking the Change: Miep Gies

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    change the life of someone forever. Miep Gies, a woman who once went unknown to the world, once said, “But even an ordinary secretary or a housewife or a teenager can, within their own small ways, turn on a small light in a dark room.” (Goodreads 1). The woman who went unheard of by the world around her, turned on this light during the dark experiences of World War II. From being a small business secretary to saving the lives of people around her, Miep Gies made a name for herself, and that name

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    Good at Heart

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    He started concentration camps where Jews would be taken to live in horrible conditions if they were not killed by the Nazis first. To avoid being taken to a concentration camp, Anne and her family went into hiding with the help of people such as Miep Gies. While in hiding, Anne wrote in her diary. One quote from her diary is, “Despite everything, I believe people are really good at heart”. I know that people don’t always do the right things, but I agree that deep down, everyone is good. I agree with

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    The documentary, “Dear Kitty” revolves around Miep Gies, and her recollection of helping Anne Frank and her family go into hiding. Miep, was a dutch citizen who was hired by Anne’s father, Otto Frank. In the summer of 1942, Mr. Frank had initially hired Miep to be the secretary of the business he managed, but with the Nazis ceasing all the Jews from Holland, he would soon need her help with hiding his family. Miep, along with the other four staff members, agreed to help. The Frank family hid in an

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    The Play of the Diary of Anne Frank

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    Frank starts out in the annex in the warehouse in Amsterdam, Holland where Anne Frank and seven others hid out during World War II. It opens with Otto Frank and Miep Gies standing in the annex alone in 1945. Mr. Frank had just come home from the concentration camps, being the one survivor from the annex. After conversing for awhile, Miep hands Mr. Frank Anne’s diary from the days of living in the annex. He starts to read the book, as it slowly flashes back to 1942 when it all began… On an early

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    While living in the secret annex, the Franks and the van Daans faced many strict rules to ensure their safety. The annex residents imposed the rules of no talking during the day, no walking during the daytime, and no outdoor activities or exit outside of their hiding area. The rule of no talking and no walking around during the daytime was put in place so the members of the annex would not be discovered. During the day, the office building had workers inside until 5:30 which made life in the annex

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    Remembered is the autobiography of Miep Gies, the woman who helped the Frank family survive during their two years in hiding. Her book is a primary source or first hand account of the persecution of Jewish people in Nazi occupied Holland during the second world war. It is also the first hand account of the hiding of Jews such as the Frank family, the Van Daan family, and Dr. Albert Dussel during this time. In regard to the book's autobiographical format, the author, Miep Gies, does not present the reader

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    The Influence of Meip Geis

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    the Nazis, in addition she has contributed greatly to preserving one of the most widely recognized recollection of the Holocaust. Works Cited McCune, Pat; Schreiber, Penny; Lowenstein, Joan. “Meip Geis” 31. March.2011. “Meip Gies, Her Own Story.” 31.Mar.2011 “Meip Geis.” 5.Apr.2011.

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    Throughout the holocaust, many Jews survived by going into hiding to escape the harsh fates and realities that would otherwise await the opressed. The Diary of a Young Girl allows readers to witness and experience a small idea of what Jews in hiding during the holocaust suffered. Some may have lost one's life, but Otto Frank, Anne's Frank's father, survived the holocaust through hiding. The secret annex became the shelter for Otto Frank, his family, and several others Jews starting July sixth, 1942(www

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