ADL imagines a better world in viral video


Imagine a world where Anne Frank, the teenage diarist murdered by the Nazis during the Holocaust, lived to win the Nobel Prize for her 12th novel; where Martin Luther King, the slain civil rights activist, was still around to lead immigration reform and Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin was not killed by the bullets of assassin Yigal Amir, but went on to oversee two decades of peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

The Anti-Defamation League, the human rights watchdog that will be celebrating its centennial this year, has.

A video marking its 100th birthday shows images of the slain icons as they might have appeared if they lived into old age.

The video that features the song Imagine by John Lennon — another personality who met an untimely death — has been endorsed by celebrities and is quickly nearing the one million viewers mark. 

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