The papers were only the official documents which allowed Lucy to remain in Paris without being arrested. She also held her ration documents, which were going to be used as soon as she got to the market. Lucy took the woman's hand, shaking firmly.
"Lovely to meet you. I'm here from the Times. In London." This latter part was delivered in a quieter tone. Although the Germans were well aware of her presence -- she had requested interviews several times -- Lucy still didn't like to broadcast her profession.