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Roses for Lady Liberty

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Jersey City, New Jersey (My9NJ) - Late last week, helicopters showered the Statue of Liberty with millions of rose petals to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day, where our troops landed on the beaches of Normandy, France.

In history, this day had started the beginning of the end of World War II. The organization, “The French Will Never Forget”, put this event together to memorialize the gifting of the Statue of Liberty by France which was dedicated to the United States in October of 1886.

About 100 people gathered around Liberty State Park to watch this commemoration and take in this endearing moment, including many war veterans.

It was an inspirational way to celebrate the heroism and courage displayed on D-Day and mark the anniversary.


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