‘Normandy is sacred ground’

Grand Rapids natives Bill Lynn (second from left) and Jim Mickle (third from right) participated in a parachute jump on Wednesday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France. The pair were members of a seven-person team of Veterans who participated in what was the largest gathering of wartime paratroop planes since 1945.

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