DALLAS (AP) – An online retailer has pulled a costume from its website that depicted Holocaust victim Anne Frank.
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 was quickly criticized on Twitter.READ MORE: American Airlines Donates Miles To Provide Flights For Afghan Refugees
Carlos Galindo-Elvira, who leads the Anti-Defense League’s Arizona office said on Twitter that the costume trivializes Frank’s memory.READ MORE: Fort Worth Police Investigating After Man Shot At 7-Eleven Store
North Mankato, Minnesota-based Fun.com runs the website. Spokesman Ross Walker Smith tweeted Sunday that the costume had been pulled from the website. He explained that the company sells costumes for activities other than Halloween, like “school projects and plays.” He apologized for any offense caused by the costume.
Anne Frank is known from the diary she wrote while in hiding from the Nazis during the war.MORE NEWS: Severe Weather Threat For North Texas Tuesday Night, Early Wednesday Morning
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