nineveh_uk (nineveh_uk) wrote,

Not the Madame Macron you're looking for

This is genuinely touching: Macron and Merkel meeting an elderly woman at the WWI memorial ceremony - the Guardian article says she is 100, so I assume she was born on Armistice Day or before it. So born in WW1, lived through WW2, and then to meet the French President and German Chancellor together for the centenary of the end of the war - and for things to be so changed that the woman with Macron is not his wife, as she initially assumes, but the German Chancellor. Some things do change.

Guardian article and the video:

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