A Poem Written By Anne Frank Just Sold For Nearly $150,000

Anne Frank’s literary legacy continues to live on.

A rare handwritten poem signed by the famed diarist was sold at auction on Wednesday for €140,000 ($148,620). The identity of the online bidder is unknown, according to The Guardian.

The poem Anne Frank wrote is eight lines and was written for her childhood friend, Christiane van Maarsen. It is addressed “Dear Cri-Cri.”

Van Maarsen’s sister, Jacqueline, is the seller of the poem and stated that she had also received a poem addressed to her from Frank, according to USA Today. “I know that my sister was not as attached to this verse from Anne to her as I am to the verse Anne addressed to me, and that is the reason that I am now putting it up for sale,” van Maarsen said in a letter accompanying the poem. 

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