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Trump joins World War II vets at V-E Day ceremony

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Seven World War II veterans, ages 96 to 100, joined President Donald Trump at a wreath-laying ceremony in Washington, D.C. Friday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the war in Europe. (May 8)
 
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