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It’s Bastille Day! How better to celebrate the French national holiday than with a French national pastime? So turn up the Edith Piaf, grab a glass of pastis (or rosé, if you prefer) and pick up a game of pétanque, the 100-year-old lawn bowling game. German actress Elke Sommer, snapped during the Cannes Film Festival in 1962, makes it look good, doesn’t she?

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