Anne Frank’s letter to an American

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Betty Ann Wagner was 14, and her sister, Juanita, was 11. In a telephone interview yesterday, Betty Ann Wagner, who now lives in Burbank, Calif. – her sister, Juanita Wagner Hiltgen, lives in Redlands, Calif. – recalled the events that have heaped significance on an innocent exchange of correspondence.

The Wagners, whose home was on a farm in Danville,Iowa started the pen-pal mail at the suggestion of a teacher who had visited peacetime Europe in the summer of 1939 and collected the names of children her students might write to. here is that radio interview with Foster Braun.


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