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A WWII Veteran being hugged in France

Changing a Life with Gratitude

During the time that I have worked on The Girl Who Wore Freedom, I have met a lot of very special people and heard many, many unforgettable stories. One person from all of these individuals has challenged the way I ...
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Young Dany in Dress

Branson Veterans Homecoming

With November less than a week away, The Girl Who Wore Freedom team is preparing to hit the road again. This time we will be joined by Dany Patrix Boucherie, the original girl who wore freedom, and Producer Flo Boucherie ...
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Cell Phone Brothers

Stories from the Road-Never Forget

Never Forget – it's a phrase most recently associated with September 11, 2001, an indelible watershed moment in history. We say, "never forget" so that we honor the memory of those lost and the loss that so many family members ...
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Students and Vets

Growing Up Grateful

We often share how the French people teach every generation to show gratitude for their freedom. Recently, at our Stony Brook event, I had the pleasure of meeting a student from France, Anne-Sarah. Her genuine excitement for veterans and our ...
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An older veteran saluting a young boy who is saluting him back

Generation to Generation

Last November we shared a blog from educator and author, Todd Anton. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Veterans Appreciation Dinner which will be held on Wednesday, November 6th. In addition to this annual event Todd Anton, along ...
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Salute to Al Mampre

Stories from the Road-Clarksville

Working on The Girl Who Wore Freedom team, I have learned how commemoration services in France honor and thank our veterans, while also providing moments of restoration and reconciliation. These services and celebrations also offer opportunities to educate younger French ...
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A Podcast Changed My Life

A Podcast Changed My Life

A couple of weeks ago we shared Christian Taylor's visit to The Movie Proposal Podcast in the spring of 2018. This week we would like to share how that podcast changed everything for our crew member Kyler Redding. In the ...
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Ask Christian!

Ask Christian!

Last week we shared Christian’s visit to the Movie Proposal Podcast from Spring of 2018. At that point, she was raising money and looking for volunteers just before leaving for principal photography in Normandy. A year and a half later, ...
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The Movie Proposal Podcast

The Movie Proposal Podcast

The Movie Proposal podcast is a thoughtful conversation between friends about movies. In March of 2018, they invited their friend, Christian Taylor, to share about her project The Girl Who Wore Freedom. Looking back at this podcast, you see how ...
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What Can You Do in 81 Days?

What Can You Do in 81 Days?

Last Sunday marked another 75th anniversary from World War II – the liberation of Paris. From September of 1939 to the Spring of 1940 the world watched in astonished disbelief as German armies sped through Europe occupying nation after nation ...
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