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Trump delivers rare unifying message

(CNN)President Donald Trump met the moment, perfectly, with words that summoned poetry from their simplicity.Turning from a crowd gathered among graves of Americans cut down in Normandy, he gazed into aged faces of their peers who lived and who never forgot the horror of the beaches below. He led a standing ovation to men, many of whom can no longer stand themselves, who had again crossed the ocean -- as they did three-quarters of a century ago on a mission to save liberty."You are the glory of our republic and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts," Trump said."You are among the very greatest Americans who will ever live," Trump said. "Today we express our undying gratitude."A group of now hollow-cheeked veterans, wearing medals prou ...