Your review of Livia Bitton-Jackson’s book, I have Liveda Thousand Years: Growing Up in the Holocaust, prompts me to write this letter. I was born five years before Anne Frank and I am now 71. Many times in my life, I said to myself, “Look at what Anne Frank could have accomplished if she had been given a chance to live.” She has been an inspiration to me—as a proto-feminist, a Jew, and a person of amazing tolerance who looked for the good in all people.

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