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Anne Frank’s stepsister speaks at USC

Eva Schloss, stepsister and childhood friend of Anne Frank, spoke to a capacity-crowd at USC on January 22, in an event sponsored by Chabad @ USC and USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education.

Liker her stepsister, Schloss went into hiding in Holland and was betrayed, captured, and sent to the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp. Today, her testimony is preserved in the Institute’s Visual History Archive. In addition to sharing her own story, Schloss discussed the discovery and printing of Anne Frank’s wartime journal, The Diary of a Young Girl, which has been published in more than 60 languages.