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Date:
July 17, 2019
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location:
Full Auditorium
Address:
1 Belden Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850
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Hiding Anne Frank

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Written and Performed by Prudence Wright Holmes Miep Gies was a 32 year old secretary in Otto Frank's office when he asked her to help him and his family hide from the Nazis. She immediately said yes. At great risk to her own life, she bought food and other supplies to the Franks on a daily basis for over two years. After the Franks were arrested, she save Anne's diary and later went to Gestapo Headquarters and tried to buy the Frank's freedom. Miep was knighted by Queen Juliana of the Netherlands and later attended the Academy Awards in 2010 where she won an Oscar for the film based on her book Remembering Anne Frank. She was 100 years old. A light lunch will be provided by the Library. For additional information, please contact Cynde Bloom Lahey at 203-899-2780 x 15133 or email clahey@norwalkpl.org.