The World: France's Premi

Throughout France's recent election campaign, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing was rarely without a member of his family by his side. One of his two sons, Henri, 17, and Louis, 16, usually carried the notes for his speeches. Younger daughter Jacinte, 14, became one of the most familiar faces in France; her picture appeared on thousands of her father's election posters. Pretty Valérie-Anne, 20, surprised and delighted a crowd of 100,000 Parisians at an election rally when she suddenly kissed her father on both cheeks just as he was about to begin his speech. Equally visible was Giscard's shy, fragile wife, Anne-Aymone, 41,...

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