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‘He was so lonely’: D-Day veteran who struggled in the US finds new home in Normandy | Stripes
Source: MICHAEL ABRAMS

‘He was so lonely’: D-Day veteran who struggled in the US finds new home in Normandy | Stripes

D-Day vet Charles Shay was living alone last year on Indian Island, Maine, struggling through a rough winter, long stretches of isolation and declining health.

A friend from across the Atlantic was worried.

“I told him you can’t continue this way,” said Marie-Pascale Legrand, 57, of Bretteville-l’Orgueilleuse, a village in Normandy. “I asked his tribe to help and nobody did anything. I told him, come and I will keep you here.”

Source: ‘He was so lonely’: D-Day veteran who struggled in the US finds new home in Normandy | Stripes

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