RIP Miep Gies


“People should never think that you have to be a very special person to help those who need you.” — Miep Gies, who helped the Frank family during the Holocaust and recovered Anne Frank’s diary.

She recently passed away at 100 years old.  (via)

Seth Fischer’s writing has twice been listed as notable in The Best American Essays and has been nominated for The Pushcart Prize by several publications, including Guernica. He was the founding Sunday editor at The Rumpus and is the current nonfiction editor at The Nervous Breakdown. He is a Dornsife PhD Fellow at USC and been awarded fellowships and residencies by Ucross, Lambda Literary, Jentel, Ragdale, and elsewhere, and he teaches at the UCLA-Extension Writer’s Program and Antioch University, where he received his MFA. More from this author →