"I'm four times as old as I was when they sent me to war... for nothing. That's what it was like fighting in Algeria."
Today's date is July 14th and today André marches with his head held as high as the flag he carries: "We need to remember."
Suddenly I hear a voice behind me:
"Hey André, should I get in line? Oh I remember this lady-killer in his military uniform."
Jacques catches up with us and I offer to snap a shot. Their mischief takes on a more solemn tone:
"Soon there won't be many veterans like us left around. Thank you Mademoiselle."