• Credit: New York Times Caption: The spire of the Notre Dame Cathedral burning.
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    The City of Lights with a Cathedral in Flames

    On April 15th, 2019, the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France went up in flames. The cathedral served as a prominent symbol of France for a little over 850 years, and the people of Paris were devastated to see the iconic building become engulfed in flames. Thankfully, the fire didn’t destroy the whole cathedral, but there still was a large portion of building that was ruined. There had been renovations going on in the cathedral, as its Gothic architecture meant that the building was lined with wood and weak support beams that were almost 900 years old. Church spokesperson AndrĂ© Finot told French media that the entire wooden interior, which…