Berthe Meijer, 'After Anne Frank' Author, Dies

Dutch Jewish author Berthe Meijer, who grew up in Anne Frank’s neighborhood and was imprisoned in Bergen-Belsen at the same time, has died.

Meijer died Tuesday of cancer, The Associated Press reported.

Her 2010 book “Life After Anne Frank” compared her life after the Holocaust to what Frank’s might have been if she had survived.

Meijer was a culinary journalist who published columns in the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad.

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