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  1/12/2010, Tevet 26, 5770

Peres Offers Sorrow Over Anne Frank Protectors' Death


President Shimon Peres on Tuesday expressed sorrow at the death of Miep Gies, who hid Anne Frank and her family during the Holocaust, and preserved Anne's diaries after the war. Gies was 100 years old and passed away in a nursing home in Holland, the Anne Frank museum said. Peres sent a telegram expressing the country's sorrow at Gies' passing to her family in Holland.