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Toys belonging to Anne Frank discovered, to be put on display

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Childhood belongings of Anne Frank have turned up almost 70 years after her death, the Anne Frank Foundation said Monday in Amsterdam.

Toosje Kupers, a woman from Anne Frank's neighborhood in Amsterdam, donated a tin box containing marbles given to her for safekeeping along with a doll's tea service and a book by the Jewish girl in 1942, shortly before the Frank family went into hiding from the Nazis.

The now 83-year-old Kupers told a Dutch broadcaster that after World War II ended she had offered the items to Otto Frank, Anne's father and the only member of the family to survive the Holocaust. Kupers was told she could keep the marbles....

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