The Walls Closed in on Me

Photo from the Anne Frank House

After two years confined to a 42 square meter (450 square foot) living space, Anne Frank was murdered.

Yes, she officially succumbed to typhus and there were many events leading up to her death. Of course, there were the Nazis and the Dutch neighbor who reported Anne and her family to the Nazi Grüne Polizei who arrested them and deported Anne to Auschwitz and then Bergen-Belsen and forced labor and starvation and even…