June 7th, 2014 11:30 EST
D-Day Veteran Sneaks Out of Nursing Home to Attend Normandy Ceremony
"A World War II veteran didn`t let a ban from his nursing home stop him from storming the beach at Normandy once again.
An 89-year-old man was told that he wasn`t allowed to attend the Normandy commemoration ceremony in France, so he snuck out and went anyway."
The French aren`t renowned for their bravery, but this elderly gentleman has the next best thing: Spunkiness.
This World War II veteran wasn`t about to let hell, high water or nursing home bureaucrats stop him from attending the ceremonies commemorating the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in France.
After a couple of days of freedom the veteran returned to the nursing home, none the worse for his adventure.
Read more: http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2014/06/06/D-Day-veteran-ignores-ban-and-sneaks-out-of-nursing-home-to-attend-Normandy-ceremony/3161402070417/#ixzz33xmFkER7
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