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VE Day

 
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VE Day
by Kate Humphrey - Friday, 8 May 2015, 8:59 AM
 

Today is the 70th anniversary of VE (Victory in Europe) Day, which effectively marked the end of WWII.

It is estimated that between 50 and 80 million people died all around the world during the war; a struggle for the political freedom to vote for whoever you want, wherever you are, and have a say in the government of your country.

We should all remember, whether we voted yesterday or will vote in the future, that over many years people have fought bravely and sacrificed their lives so that we can use our voice and make a contribution.