Archive for June 6th, 2014

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Jun
14

Welcome Home Mr. President

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President Barack Obama salutes a Marine as he exits the Marine One helicopter on his return at dusk on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, after attending remembrance activities on the 70th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy, France

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President Barack Obama returns at dusk on the South Lawn of the White House

06
Jun
14

Night Owl Chat – The Longest Day

I’ve always been a World War II buff. So much so that whenever I would watch “The Longest Day”, my brother would tease me by making “pow pow” sounds. (No, he’s a great guy.)

In honor of that momentous day 70 years ago, the theme song from one of the greatest Normandy landing movies.

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Chat on, night owls!

06
Jun
14

Love. Respect. Admiration.

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Pete Souza: A WW2 veteran greets President Obama with a kiss at Normandy

A WWII veteran reacts in excitement as she meets President Obama at the 70th commemoration of DDay

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A WWII Veteran acknowledges President Barack Obama as the president pays tribute to their courage

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President Obama hugs and walks with WWII Veteran Kenneth “Rock” Merritt during the 70th commemoration of DDay

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President Barack Obama pauses to hold on to and listen to a WWII veteran speak.

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President Obama greets WWII veterans during the 70th commemoration of D-Day in Normandy, France

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