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Taking in the famous sites of France recently were, from left, Stuart and Rujup McLanahan, of Paris, France; Linda Dowden, Baton Rouge; Mary Crayon, Dallas, Texas; Angela Dowden, Baton Rouge; Joyce McLanahan, Lake Charles; and Danny Methvin, Natchitoches. The family toured Paris, including Sacré-Coeur Basilica, la Sainte-Chapelle and La Conciergerie; Normandy landmarks Mont Saint-Michel, the D-Day landing beaches, Bayeux, and the American cemetery of Colleville-sur-Mer; Monet Gardens in Giverny; and the Roman monuments and amphitheatre of Arles, among other stops.

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