Sand from Omaha Beach is used to make the names on white crosses more visible

Sand from Omaha Beach is used to make the names on white crosses more visible submitted by /u/gangbangkang to r/interestingasfuck
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TIL Ulysses S. Grant, 18th president, was penniless in old age and wrote a book of memoirs so his wife could live off of the royalties. Mark Twain heard the best offer was 10% and immediately offered the former president 75%. The book was a success, giving Grant’s widow about $450,000 in royalties.

TIL Ulysses S. Grant, 18th president, was penniless in old age and wrote a book of memoirs so his wife could live off of the royalties. Mark Twain heard the best offer was 10% and immediately offered the former president 75%. The book was a success, giving Grant's widow about $450,000 in royalties. submitted by /u/Pupikal to r/todayilearned
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