Marie Jalowicz Simon survived the Holocaust by hiding with friends and strangers in Berlin. From the private collection of Hermann Simon hide caption

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Manzano, shown above with Rosita — a bilingual Muppet from Mexico — recently announced that she will be retiring from Sesame Street after 44 years. Richard Termine/Sesame Workshop hide caption

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U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors are seen parked at Kadena Air Base on the island of Okinawa in Japan. The U.S. military established a presence on Okinawa during World War II. Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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