The Right Thing to Do

The Right Thing to Do

Last spring, my husband and I hired a driver to show us the legendary countryside of Tuscany. Remo’s first question, “Would you like to see a beautiful cemetery?” was an unexpected surprise. As we drove south from our hotel in the very heart of Florence, red-roofed...
With a Little Help from our Friends

With a Little Help from our Friends

Friendship is a recurring theme that weaves through The Girl Who Wore Freedom. You can see the friendship that evolved between the young French children and their liberators. There are the friendships that have grown between the people of Normandy and the veterans...
While the Flag Waves

While the Flag Waves

The French people in Normandy love our flag, especially in June. It hangs from shop windows, it flutters on restored army jeeps, it’s wrapped around babies and children in strollers, it’s sewn on sleeves of army jackets, and it’s printed on scarves tied around the...