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Online Retailer Pulls Anne Frank Costume After Complaints

WorldNews Monday, 16 October 2017
Online Retailer Pulls Anne Frank Costume After ComplaintsAt least one online retailer has pulled a costume from its website that depicted the teenage diarist and Holocaust victim Anne Frank, but an identical costume is still available at several online retailers, CBS News reports. Screenshots of the costume for sale at HalloweenCostumes.com posted to social media show a smiling girl wearing World War II-era clothing and a beret. The costume quickly received criticism. Carlos Galindo-Elvira, who leads the Anti-Defamation League's Arizona office, said on Twitter that it trivializes Frank's memory. "There [are] better ways [to] commemorate Anne Frank. This is not one." – Carlos Galindo-Elvira Fun.com, based in North Mankato, Minnesota, runs the...
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after receiving widespread condemnation from Jewish groups and others, A children's Halloween costume representing Holocaust victim Anne Frank has been pulled from online retailers. The "WW2 Anne Frank Girls Costume" featured a blue button-up dress, a green beret and a brown shoulder bag. A picture...

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