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    Miep Gies: A Short Story

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    camps. Anyone who even attempted to help Jewish friends and even neighbors from persecution and deportation could and most likely would be killed. These times called for some serious courage and Miep Gies is the perfect example of someone who displayed some serious moral courage. Furthermore, Miep Gies’ story is…

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    but who hid her and her family for the 2 years? Miep Gies! Miep Gies kept Anne Frank and her family alive during their time of need. Miep is a courageous woman who overcame hardships throughout her childhood and risked her life for the sake of others. Miep was born in Vienna, Austria, and was the second daughter of two working parents. Her Mom and Dad were not suitable to raise Miep and her sister. Their home had little food and even littler work. Causing her to be in serious conditions.…

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    Miep Gies Is A Hero Essay

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    The Holocaust, it was a huge event in national history, and it affected thousands of people. In June of 1942, with the dreaded situation for the Jews, the Franks decided to go into hiding in secret in their office building. Along with a few others, Miep Gies agreed to be a "helper," to them, by bringing them food that she would collect from different food sources, with illegal ration cards her husband had procured as part of the Dutch resistance. Miep and her colleagues also made sure that the…

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    Miep Gies Thesis

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    If there were a family in need of a place to stay and be hidden for a while, would you help? If it were a life or death situation, would you? Miep Gies was an office assistant to Otto Frank, Anne Frank’s father. Gies was a rescuer for the Franks during the Holocaust as she kept them hidden. Miep Gies was a trustworthy friend and co-worker to Otto Frank and risked her life to help hide him and his family. After two long years of secrecy, someone betrayed Gies, and on August 4, 1944, the…

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    Miep Gies Research Paper

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    The Greatest Helper in Hide and Seek: Miep Gies Personal Life Miep Gies (her real name was Hermine Santruschitz) was born in February 15, 1909. She was the second daughter of working class parents. In her early age, she caught many illnesses, and had to flee her homeland Vienna, Austria, and lived with the Nieuwenbergs in the Netherlands. Miep was only due for 3 months in Netherlands, but she loved her new family so much, she stayed with them permanently. She returned to Vienna at 16 to…

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    Imagine seeing others being persecuted, and deciding to hide them to save them. Hermine Santruschitz was a woman who decided to do just that for a family, the Frank family. Hermine Santruschitz aka Miep Gies is an important historical figure because of her life, role in hiding the Franks, and her legacy. Miep Gies lived during the holocaust she also hid a girl by the name of Anne Frank. Who unfortunately was a jew during that time. In my report, you get to learn a little bit of information on…

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    would often picture Anne Frank and the horrific tragedies of the Holocaust. A lesser known name such as Miep, Gies, however, is one that we should also remember. Miep Gies is a Christian woman who risks her life for two years helping to illegally hide those residing in the “Secret Annex”, namely Anne Frank. Her sacrifices for these Jewish families allows them to safely lead out their lives as chaos unfolds throughout Europe. Miep Gies’s diligence, thoughtfulness, and compassion prove her to be a…

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    Anne Frank Traits

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    in hiding because the Nazi’s were hunting down Jewish people and forcing them from their homes. Eventually the Nazis found Anne and her family, they perished in a concentration camp, but her friend Miep Gies kept her diary safe. This diary entry teaches us about her character. Anne was resilient, hopeful and optimistic, characteristics that led to Anne writing this famous quote. According to the dictionary, resilience is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties. Before WWII, Anne had…

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    A play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, The Diary of Anne Frank, is the main text that will be focused on in this learning segment. The play has two acts. The main characters in The Diary of Anne Frank include Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl who is hiding with her family from the Nazis from persecution. Mr. Frank, also known as Otto Frank, is the father of Anne and Margot Frank. Mrs. Frank is the wife to Otto Frank and the mother of Anne and Margot. The Van Daan family are also play…

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    Their increasingly growing numbers led to a major modification from October 1970 until February 1971 project because with this many people, traffic was an issue; having people enter and exit through the same door was not feasible anymore. This was the only time the museum has had to be closed to the public. After this major change, another change took place- an admission fee. Otto Frank hated the idea of people paying, however the Anne Frank Foundation insisted that it must be done. They…

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