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Firefighters line up as they wait for French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner outside Notre Dame cathedral in Paris on Tuesday. Christophe Petit Tesson/AP hide caption

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Opinion: Amid Devastation, Paris Firefighters' Bravery Is An Inspiration

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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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