The greatest writer ever...of course !
Her struggle to flee the Nazis gave a face to all those others
that suffered during that time.
As None other than Nelson Mandela explained... he and his
fellow prisoners on Robben Island often read her diary, and
recieved spiritual nourishment from it.
Miep Gies who helped Anne and her family to hide from
nazis, and who is still living at age of 99, said of Anne that she
lived completely "in the moment"..and that she bristled with Life !
In a moment of sadness..Anne said
" I wander from room to room, feeling like a songbird whose wings
have been ripped off--Hurling itself the bars in its darked cage"
At first publishers of Anne's Diary did not expect it to be nearly
as popular as it would become..but when a 'Very Impressed'
Eleanor Roosevelt wrote an introduction for doubledays 1952
Edition...it took off !