"Not being able to go outside upsets me more than I can say,
and I'm terrified our hiding place will be discovered
and that we'll be shot," she wrote in her diary in September 1942.
The Jews in hiding had withstood bombs, near-starvation, two break-in attempts, and the many privations of their helpers during over two years in hiding, and the suspense had begun to take its toll. They were pale and malnourished from life without sun, but they were alive.
And then, on August 4, 1944, everything changed.
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