Photo of Anne Frank’s ‘true love’ surfaces

Reuters reports that a photograph of the boy with the “beautiful brown eyes” who Anne Frank described as her “one true love” is set to go on display in Amsterdam.

The photo of Peter Schiff was donated to the Anne Frank museum by his former childhood friend Ernst Michaelis who realized after rereading Anne’s diary recently there were no known pictures of Schiff, a museum spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

In her famous diary, Frank wrote: “I forgot that I haven’t yet told you the story of my one true love.”

“Peter was the ideal boy: tall, slim and good-looking, with a serious, quiet and intelligent face,” Anne wrote of the 13-year-old she had fallen for in 1940 when she was just 11.

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