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Bye Bye Franc

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Bye Bye Franc

Bye Bye Franc

Bye Bye Franc

Only Available in Archive Formats.

The euro will begin replacing the currency of 12 European nations on Jan. 1. Reporter Alice Furlaud bids adieu to the franc, the beloved currency of France.

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