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Paris hosts the 2018 Gay Games from Aug 4-12

Since 1982, the Gay Games have brought together people from all over the world around the values of diversity, respect, equality, solidarity, and sharing. The Gay Games are open to all and offer everyone the opportunity to participate in their own way.  Athletes, artists, supporters, spectators, donors, volunteers, conference participants, sponsors, or simply anyone interested in ...
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France National Day

Press Statement by Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State Washington, DC, July 14, 2018 On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I extend my best wishes to the people of the French Republic as you celebrate your National Day. France is our oldest friend and ally. The strength of our relationship is reflected in ...
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Independence Day Celebration 2018 – Laissez les bons temps rouler!

On June 28, 2018, the U.S. Ambassador to the French Republic and Principality of Monaco, Jamie McCourt, hosted her first Independence Day Reception in celebration of the 242nd anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The celebration brought together several hundred guests to the Hotel de Pontalba, which previously served as the 18th ...
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Meaning – Photographies

“To all the souls Who perished 100 years ago In a bloody battle For the sake of an ideal By the name of freedom” “We would chase airplanes in a car, holding a map and camera. Whether we’d be granted access to the airbases was uncertain. But the gates of America opened as we passed. ...
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Remarks by Ambassador McCourt at Utah Beach Ceremony, June 6, 2018

Remarks by Ambassador McCourt Utah Beach Ceremony June 6, 2018, at Utah Beach, Normandy   Les plages devraient toujours nous rappeler des lieux paisibles où les familles se retrouvent, où les enfants nagent et jouent, et où les amoureux se tiennent par la main. Elles occupent une place spéciale dans nos cœurs et nos esprits. ...
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