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  Elias, Bernhard "Buddy" (b: 2 Jun 1925) Wartime Address: Basel, Switzerland
Anne's cousin, a few years older than her. Like her, he was born in Frankfurt. While in hiding, she wrote about fantasies she had about going on outings with him. He survived the war and had a ice-skating career. He is currently (2007) the chairman of the Anne Frank Foundation. (CE86 p. 269-271, 283: 7 Oct '42, 18 Oct '42; AF:B p. 270, family tree; Anne Frank House CD-ROM; 2005 photo)