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January 9, 2015

Yes, More of This

Scenes like this one are likely not going to last. In the immediate aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attack, however, the display of fraternity and solidarity can makes us hope. Translated, the sign reads:

“They want to extinguish the stars! We will relight them!”

(photo via @BaltSunPhoto via @AP. caption: Muslims pray in the Grande Mosque of Saint-Etienne for the Friday prayer next to a sign reading “Je suis Charlie”, two days after an Islamist attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo by armed gunmen in which 12 died and 11 were injured, in the deadliest attack in France in half a century. Jean-Philippe Ksiazek/AFP/Getty Images)

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