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Hannah Bloch, an editor on NPR's international desk, shared this photo her great-grandfather took in 1931, with Notre Dame in the background. He had served as a U.S. Army doctor in France during World War I and returned on holiday years later. Courtesy of Hannah Bloch hide caption

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People look up at the damage caused to Notre Dame Cathedral on Tuesday in Paris. A fire broke out on Monday afternoon and quickly spread across the building, causing the famous spire to collapse. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Guards stand in front the Bataclan concert hall in Paris in November 2018, during a ceremony to remember the victims of the attacks in November 2015. On Friday, a man who rented an apartment to two fleeing terrorists received a four-year prison sentence. Benoit Tessier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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"Little Dancer," a sculpture by French artist Edgar Degas, is seen at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., on July 16, 2014. Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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French President Emmanuel Macron speaks with Mamoudou Gassama at the presidential palace in Paris, on Monday. Macron offered Gassama citizenship for his "heroic act" in saving a four-year-old. Thibault Camus/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An organic market on Boulevard des Batignolles in Paris. Patrick Escudero/Getty Images/ RM hide caption

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'A Taste Of Paris': How The City Of Light Became The City Of Food

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Mayor Anne Hidalgo has called for an end to gas-powered vehicles in Paris by 2030, in favor of biking, transit, and electric cars. Here, cyclists and pedestrians on the Champs- Élysées during the city's "day without cars" on Oct. 1. Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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