Defiant French Mourn 12 Dead in Newspaper Attack

January 8, 2015 2:42 PM

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A young woman wept while complete strangers on Paris' normally bustling subway stared at each other in solidarity at noon Thursday, as the train ground to a halt for one minute of haunting silence.

Muslims at The Paris Mosque fell quiet too, a day after the biggest terror attack on French soil in living memory. Catholics listened inside Notre Dame Cathedral as its gargantuan bell tolled, the sound echoing around the Ile de le Cite.

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