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Sting reopens Paris' Bataclan after attacks

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>> We won't forget them, Sting's message to Parisians gathered at the Bataclan music hall this weekend. This was where Islamic State gunmen killed 90 revelers at a concert, exactly a year ago, in the bloodiest attack in French history.
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Proceeds from the gig will help survivors and it also marked Bataclan's reopening. Because as Reuter's correspondent Elizabeth Pineau tells us from Bataclan, Parisians are as determined to celebrate their way of life as they are to mourn their dead.>> The tickets were sold out in one hour, at the beginning of the week.
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So it means that Parisians still want to go to concert, they still want to go to cafes having drinks. I saw some people outside tonight even if it's not, it's a very rainy night actually, and it was not the case a year ago. People were outside having drinks and that's where they were shot.
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Parisian know that this could happen again, any time, any day. So there is mourning, but also there is lucidity, more than fear. A Parisian living nearby was saying that, I have no fear, I just feel sadness, and we are ready. This is what Parisians feel, really about this.
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They cope with big security, with the threat of new attacks, and that's the atmosphere tonight really here.