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Je suis Charlie! The people of France take a stand against terrorism

A man in Strasbourg, France shows solidarity with the staff of Charlie Hebdo, who were targeted by Islamic terrorists in a brutal attack in Paris earlier today. “Je suis” is French for “I am”. (Photo: Claude Truong-Ngoc / Wikimedia Commons)