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Friday, May 30, 2014

French survivors keep D-Day gratitude alive

Andree Auvray displays her family album during an interview with the Associated Press in Sainte Mere Eglise in Normandy, France. Andree Auvray, nine months pregnant, was hiding from German bombings in a Normandy ditch with her husband one night in June 1944 when their dogs started barking. The shadows of three soldiers appeared. The soldiers were Americans. D-Day had begun.