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Charles Rivkin was strapped into a Parachute, and he didn’t let strong winds deter him as the helicopter hovered over Normandy. the occasion was a mass jump with the U.s. army’s Golden Knights to commemorate the 68th anniversary of D-Day, last June, and it was the ambassador’s first free fall.

Some jumpers landed in trees and were injured, but not Rivkin. twelve thousand feet later, he came down on France’s coast and became the first american ambassador to participate in the yearly event.

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