2014 marked the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy during the Second World War. In June of 2014, students from Nantyr Shores Secondary School had the opportunity to travel to Normandy, France to take part in the very special D-Day ceremonies. For many, this trip was both eye-opening and life-altering. From making memories and a life-long bond with their fellow travellers to reflections on what life would have been like for soldiers not much older than themselves, these students demonstrate the importance and a true understanding of the meaning of "Lest We Forget". The journey was heavily supported by many organizations within the Innisfil community. The students that participated on the trip were able to share some of their memories and experiences with Our Stories Innisfil. The first voice you hear on this clip is that of teacher and trip organizer, Karen McLeod asking the students to share some of their most memorable moments. Cassidy begins by sharing a story about visiting cemeteries with a veteran. The veteran stopped at a grave and was silent for a long moment before he explained that it was the grave of his best friend, who had fought and died alongside him. Pierce's memory was walking along Juno Beach, trying to place himself in the shoes of soldiers. Paige talks about visiting Ypres, Commonwealth Gate as a memorial for soldiers without graves. She begins to get emotional as she describes finding the name of her great grandfather's regiment. She describes researching her great grandfather's history in World War II and her and her mother's efforts to recover his medals and war records. At Juno Beach ceremony Paige was honoured to be an honour guard. She spoke with an airforce veteran who gave her a Victory coin from 1944. Her experience with the veteran was humbling and strengthening.