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Brazilian parents protest teaching of new Anne Frank diary

(JTA) — Parents in Brazil are protesting a school’s teaching of Anne Frank’s famous Holocaust diary, citing what they say is sexual content inappropriate for seventh graders.

In a letter sent to the management of the Sao Paulo branch of Escola Mobile, a network of private schools, more than 90 parents complained about Frank’s descriptions of female genitalia and her attraction to women, according to Revista Oeste magazine.

The parents were complaining about passages in the latest edition of the official diary of Anne Frank. Her father, who was the family’s only survivor, left out the passages...


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