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'Anne Frank' opens Friday at Averitt Center
Local cast offers tribute to heroine of Holocaust
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Books about Anne Frank are on display in the "Anne Frank Exhibit" on the second floor of the Averitt Center.
Playing the title character in "The Diary of Anne Frank" brings a lot of responsibility with it, said Sydney Davis, a 14-year-old freshman at Statesboro High School who will portray Frank in the play's Friday premiere at the Averitt Center. "She's a figure in history who is not fictional," Davis said. "She is real and her story is so powerful and truthful, I want to give her complete respect and learn her role as much as possible.
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