Parisians reflect on whether the attacks will dim the City of Light

Juliayende

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PARIS — After a weekend of somber memorials and deserted streets, Parisians slowly returned to work after the worst attacks on their city since World War II.

But things felt far from normal as people continued to absorb what had happened and what the attacks might mean.

Across the city, from the metro to workplaces to the Université Paris Est Marne la Vallée on the outskirts of Paris, people shared their thoughts and their love for a wounded city.

Julia

 

Julia Yende

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Julia: We were watching the match on TV and we heard the boom [from the explosions outside the Stade de France.] We thought it was crazy that this is happening in Paris.  Read more…

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