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Brad Shoopmans application essay for the summer institute was superimposed over the original order from the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force for “Operation Overlord,” codename for the Battle of Normandy. The high school student used language from the original orders and integrated it into his application essay. It took him weeks to piece it together, he said. Special to the Register