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message 1: by Scout (new)

Scout (goodreadscomscout) | 5532 comments Saw it on the news. I've never been there, but I'm sad about it.


message 2: by Ian (new)

Ian Bott (iansbott) | 211 comments Deep sadness was my main feeling, too, when I read about it this evening.


message 3: by Graeme (new)

Graeme Rodaughan The donations are coming in for the rebuild.

REF: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-fra...

and

REF: https://twitter.com/PlummerWilliam/st...

300M Euros and growing.


message 4: by Matthew (new)

Matthew Williams (houseofwilliams) I got to visit it once in 2014. It was quite amazing. If I had known it would be the last time I would see it before it had to be rebuilt, I would have appreciated it far more and taken more pictures. Here are some I was able to find:

https://twitter.com/storybywill/statu...


message 5: by Rita (new)

Rita Chapman | 152 comments Everyone will flock to visit it when it has been rebuilt!


message 6: by Graeme (new)

Graeme Rodaughan Matthew wrote: "I got to visit it once in 2014. It was quite amazing. If I had known it would be the last time I would see it before it had to be rebuilt, I would have appreciated it far more and taken more pictur..."

Amazing photos.


message 7: by Scout (new)

Scout (goodreadscomscout) | 5532 comments Is the Catholic Church donating?


message 8: by Graeme (new)

Graeme Rodaughan I don't know.


message 9: by Leonie (new)

Leonie (leonierogers) | 1579 comments I certainly hope so


message 10: by Nik (new)

Nik Krasno | 13818 comments Please, keep Chichen Itza, Colosseum and other sites safe


message 11: by Philip (new)

Philip (phenweb) | 0 comments Scout wrote: "Is the Catholic Church donating?"

They need all the money they can find to pay compensation for allowing...

Bad joke I know.


message 12: by J.J. (new)

J.J. Mainor | 2151 comments Now France's so-called Yellow Vests are upset over the donations pouring in for the rebuilding...

https://www.foxnews.com/us/france-yel...

The story played out on the local news actually played a clip of one of these self-entitled idiots claiming the the money should be seized and given to them.


message 13: by Scout (new)

Scout (goodreadscomscout) | 5532 comments Oh, for heaven's sake! I'd like to see a return to common sense - or just good sense.


message 14: by J.J. (new)

J.J. Mainor | 2151 comments I know, right?

*sets fire to everything in the streets of Paris*
*wonders why taxes are so high*


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