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Henrico woman meets French caretaker of father’s D-Day grave

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HENRICO, Va. (WTVR)--Thousands of American troops died during the Normandy invasion  68 years ago.

Many of the soldiers were buried there, in France.

A retired Parisian police officer contacted Ann Snyder, an only child whose dad died 3,000 miles away from home.

He had bought a Bed and Breakfast just two clicks away from Omaha Beach, where Snyder’s father died.

He began helping the volunteers who take care of the American soldiers graves in France.

CBS 6 Mark Holmberg explains how his actions have changed this Henrico woman’s life. Just click on the video above.