Cutting of Anne Frank tree planted near Amsterdam

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A clone of the famous Anne Frank chestnut tree was planted in a park South of Amsterdam last Friday. Alderman Marijke Vos and the CEO of the Anne Frank Foundation, Hans Westra, planted the young tree in the Amsterdamse Bos in Amstelveen, Metro reports.

Anne Frank used to look out on the tree when she was hiding for the Nazis, and wrote about it in her famous diary. Lately, the tree has been developing a disease, which led to the foundation deciding to plant 150 cuttings before it was too late. The other 149 chestnuts will be planted over the upcoming years.

Link: BN/De Stem.

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