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At the funeral of Simone Veil at the Invalides in Paris, Wednesday, July 5, the former first lady Bernadette Chirac was part of the guests. Many have found rather weak.
The most senior State officials were present at the ceremony.Emmanuel Macron has delivered an emotional speech for the former social affairs minister Simone Veil, icon French feminist regretted. Nicolas Sarkozy, Anne Hidalgo and Jean-Pierre Raffarin listened to his words under the dome of the Invalides.
Was also in the crowd Bernadette Chirac. The former first lady, who recently celebrated his 84-year-old appeared weak and tired. Jacques Chirac was not at his side, as he was particularly fond of Simone Veil : his health too fragile to prevent it from moving. However, it would have recovered since last winter, well surrounded by his team of doctors, as explained, often his son-in-law Frederic Salat-Baroux to the media.
Last September, the former president had been hospitalized due to a lung infection. Since then, Bernadette Chirac has remained discreet, caring for him, missed, operation yellow Coins in the month of January, as it follows yet with attention for the past 30 years. The lack of a big bronchitis preventing him from leaving his home. The former first lady is in better shape, as evidenced by his coming to the ceremony in honour of Simone Veil.
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Jacques Chirac,Bernadette Chirac
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