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PARIS, ELSEWHERE

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    A tourist reacts to the site of the Eiffel Tower, partially hidden by a temporary wall around a construction site at Trocadero in Paris, France, four days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital. Seen in the background, the Eiffel Tower was closed to visitors again after briefly opening Monday.
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    Commuters cross a hallway in the Gare Saint Lazar metro station in Paris, France three days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital. Most metro trains were fully operational and packed with commuters on the first Monday after the attack.
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    A woman walks through Palais Royal in Paris, France, five days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital. Parks around the city have reopened.
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    A woman lights her cigarette on rue des Mathurins in Paris, France, five days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital.
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    The Port de l'Arsenal is seen through windows of the Bastille metro station in Paris, France, five days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital. With the exception of the Oberkampf station, which is nearest the Bataclan attack site, metro stations across Paris were open and functioning normally.
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    Rush hour traffic fills the Quai de Montebello, while gendarme (police) trucks wait on the Pont au Double bridge leading across the Seine river to Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, four days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital.
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    A girl walks between skeletons at the Paleontology museum inside the Jardin des Plantes in Paris, France, five days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital. Museums around the city have reopened.
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    Travelers and commuters are seen in the Gare de Lyon train station in Paris, France three days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital. Most trains were fully operational and packed with commuters on the first Monday after the attack.
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    A cargo boat travels upstream on the Seine river toward the Pont de Bercy in Paris, France, three days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital. Economic activity across the city, including river traffic showed signs of resilience.
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    People wait inside a glass bus stop on rue de Rivoli in Paris, France, five days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital.
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    Young Parisians gather near the Ecoute sculpture near Saint Eustache in Paris, France three days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital.
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    A replica of the Statue of Liberty is seen at the end of Allee des Cygnes in Paris, France, four days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital.
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    A group of children is lead along the banks of the Seine river along the Quai de la Gare in Paris, France, three days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital. Most schools in Paris were open.
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    Veiled women use an escalator to exit the Gare Saint Lazar metro station in Paris, France three days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital. Most metro trains were fully operational and packed with commuters on the first Monday after the attack.
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    A couple sits in a gazebo in the Jardin des Plantes in Paris, France, five days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital. Parks around the city have reopened.
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    A pedestrian walks across the Pont de Bir Hakeim bridge in Paris, France, four days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital. Seen in the background, the Eiffel Tower was closed to visitors again after briefly opening Monday.
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    A server from an Italian restaurant offers pizza samples to passerby on rue Montorgueil in Paris, France three days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital. A majority of restaurants and businesses showed resilience in the aftermath of the attacks.
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    Lights from a sex club reflect on a car and bus stop in the Pigalle neighborhood of Paris, France, five days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital.
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    A cargo boat travels upstream on the Seine river toward the Pont de Bercy in Paris, France, three days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital. Economic activity across the city, including river traffic, showed signs of resilience.
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    Evening light is seen in the Jardin des Plantes in Paris, France, five days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital. Parks around the city have reopened.
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    A couple poses in embrace for a photographer in front of the entrance of the Louvre museum in Paris, France three days after coordinated terrorist attacks struck the heart of the French capital. The Louvre reopened Monday afternoon.
Paris, Elsewhere

After the November 13th terrorists attacks on Paris, Tomas van Houtryve walked around the city for three days, away from the police scenes, memorials and TV crews. What he found was uncommon resilience. Despite a night of unthinkable tragedy, Paris remained defiantly seductive.

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