"Hearing one person tell their story gave a completely different perspective to what happened, as it wasn't about statistics or about a nation as a whole, but one person who lost his family and home." ~O. Avery (student)
Anne Frank's tree, now dying, is taking root around the world
In 2005, the Anne Frank House began to collect seeds from the horse chestnut tree outside Anne Frank's hiding place because fungus is killing the tree. Now, the seeds are being distributed to sites around the world. 11 sites in the United States include Washington D.C., various museums, and a small high school in Upstate New York that changed U.S. history.