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Flashback: Found Footage of Anne Frank

Many of you spoke about how moved you were when you read Anne Frank's diary for the first time and what a lasting impression the sensitive teen's life and words had on you. Prepare to have your heart break a little when you see the following video.

The Anne Frank Museum in Amsterdam recently posted the only known film footage of Anne Frank. The film clip, shot on July 22, 1941, records the wedding of a woman who lived next door to the Frank family. You can catch a glimpse of Anne watching from the window of her apartment; she would die of typhus in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp just a few years later in 1945.

After Anne's diary was published and made her posthumously famous in the '50s, the couple recognized her in their film and contacted her father Otto Frank. They have since given the museum their longer version of the clip. One can only wonder what the impressionable and romantic Anne was thinking when she watched this couple get married. To see an interview with Otto about Anne's diary,

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Advah Advah 7 years
That made me very sad.
pink-elephant pink-elephant 7 years
Simple and sweet and yet so sad
0fashionqueen 0fashionqueen 7 years
I cry when I read the book and I cry now.
nancita nancita 7 years
Wow, I didn't even expect for it to make me sad, and it did.
doogirl doogirl 7 years
It's wonderful to see her real, although profoundly sad.
polkadots567 polkadots567 7 years
i think thelittle clip of just herwas relesed w hile ago.... but her diary is definitly one of my favorite reads
Gdeeaz Gdeeaz 7 years
i saw this on perez hiltons site a few days ago and it made me so sad
Chrstne Chrstne 7 years
This makes me extremely sad.
mamasitamalita mamasitamalita 7 years
such an eerie yet wonderful sight
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
Awww, that is her. After reading her diary, I feel like I know her.
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