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FILE - In this June 6, 2004 file photo, French President Jacques Chirac, left, greets Queen Elizabeth II, of Britain, and her husband Prince Philip at the British military cemetery in Bayeux, northwestern France, during ceremonies marking the 60th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy. The perils of World War II directly shaped the lives of Elizabeth, 88, and Philip, 92. The anniversary is so heartfelt that the royal couple is preparing to cross the English Channel once more, this time on a Eurostar train through the Channel Tunnel Elizabeth helped 20 years ago. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler, File)

FILE - In this June 6, 2004 file photo, French President Jacques Chirac, left, greets Queen Elizabeth II, of Britain, and her husband Prince Philip at the British military cemetery in Bayeux, northwestern France, during ceremonies marking the 60th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy. The perils of World War II directly shaped the lives of Elizabeth, 88, and Philip, 92. The anniversary is so heartfelt that the royal couple is preparing to cross the English Channel once more, this time on a Eurostar train through the Channel Tunnel Elizabeth helped 20 years ago. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler, File)

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