Anne Frank, the Belieber

"Justin Bieber hopes [Anne Frank] would have been his devoted fan […] "Anne was a great girl. Hopefully she would have been a belieber," he wrote."CNN

January 22, 1943

One of the happiest days I can remember— this morning Jane brought us fresh fruit and bread. Jane also brought me a present— a record album called “My World 2.0” by someone named Justin Bieber. I don’t know who Justin Bieber is but Papa says he’s a kid like me and that I can listen to it when there is no one below in the house.

January 23, 1943

I can’t stop singing the music of Justin Bieber! What joy his music brings me! My favorite song is definitely “Baby.” I love it when Justin says “Baby, baby, baby, oh, baby, baby, baby, oh.” It makes me think a lot about the world, like— all humans started out as babies, so we’re all the same, really.

Papa and I put on shows for Mama (I am Justin and Papa is Ludacris) and he makes me laugh so hard when he tries to rap really fast. Our whole family shares in such laughter, all thanks to the music of this wonderful Justin Bieber.

February 17, 1943

Using a transmitter radio I heard Justin’s new single, “Boyfriend.” It feels like he’s singing 
directly to me! My favorite part is when he says, “Swag, swag, swag on you, Chillin’ by the fire while we eatin’ fondue.”

I wonder what “swag” is. Maybe swag is the feeling I get when I listen to the music of Justin
Bieber— the feeling that anything is possible if we try in our hearts.

I asked Mama what fondue is and she looked out the window without answering.

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