During the 2 years that Anne Frank spent in hiding in the secret annexe, through a window in the attic that was not blacked out, Anne could see the sky, birds and the chestnut tree. She wrote about the tree in her diary “Our chestnut tree is in full bloom. It’s covered with leaves and is even more beautiful than last year.”
The tree which was Anne's only link to the world of nature, has now sadly fallen.
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