Edith Shain

retired school teacher

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Retired Los Angeles Unified School District teacher, she is the nurse caught on camera being kissed by a sailor in the iconic Life magazine photo from VJ Day

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Edith Shain is a retired Los Angeles Unified school teacher who went back to Times Square today as Grand Marshall of New York's Veterans Day Parade.  She insists that she was the nurse…

LA Resident Returns to the Scene of the Kiss on Veterans Day

Edith Shain is a retired Los Angeles Unified school teacher who went back to Times Square today as Grand Marshall of New York's Veterans Day Parade.  She insists that she was the nurse…

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