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Aug 24, 2012 - Jersey and Jazz

Jersey and Jazz This morning we had a visit with Babs and Ken, parents of our cottage owner. Ken had a Breton granny and was raised on the British island of Jersey, just off the coast of France. Ken was born in 1933 and he was on the island as a schoolboy during the German occupation. He clearly remembers running down to his Granny's and hiding in the basement the day the Germans bombed the harbour. His Granny was very annoyed as the blasts blew out the windows of her house and she was out in the street sweeping up the glass as the planes...

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