Vigils held around the world to show support for Paris.

People Gather in Vigils Around the World to Show Support for Paris

People Gather in Vigils Around the World to Show Support for Paris

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Nov. 14 2015 8:54 PM

People Gather in Vigils Around the World to Show Support for Paris

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A woman attends a vigil for victims of the Paris terrorist attacks in Trafalgar Square on November 14, 2015 in London, England.

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The Eiffel Tower went dark again on Saturday night as France mourned its 129 dead following the deadliest violence to strike in the country since World War II.

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A picture taken on November 14, 2015 shows the Eiffel Tower with its lights turned off following the deadly attacks in Paris.

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Around the world though people gathered to honor the victims and show their support for Paris. In Berlin, the Brandenburg Gate took on the colors of the French flag.

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The Brandenburg Gate stands illuminated in the colors of the French flag as people arrive to lay candles and flowers at the gate of the adjacent French Embassy following the recent terror attacks in Paris on November 14, 2015 in Berlin, Germany.

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In London, hundreds went to Trafalgar Square.

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A sign is held as people hold a vigil for victims of the Paris terrorist attacks in Trafalgar Square on November 14, 2015 in London, England.

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In New York, hundreds also gathered at Washington Square Park.

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The Washington Square Park arch is lit with the French national colors in solidarity with the citizens of France on November 14, 2015 in New York, a day after the Paris terrorist attacks.

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In Rome, people got together for a candlelight vigil and sang the French national anthem.

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People hold candles in the Piazza del Popolo in Rome on on November 14, 2015, during a vigil a day after deadly the attacks in Paris.

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Tel Aviv residents also showed support for Paris.

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People hold an Israeli flag as the Tel Aviv Municipality building light is illuminated in the colours of the French national flag as people gather to show solidarity for the victims of the Paris attacks in Rabin's square on November 14, 2015 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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A small group also gathered in Hong Kong.

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People comfort each other during a memorial event for victims of the Paris terror attacks on November 14, 2015 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

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In Washington, D.C. many gathered outside the White House.

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A crowd gathers below a statue of Major General Marquis de Lafayette for a vigil in honor of the victims of terrorist attacks in Paris at Lafayette Square outside the White House on November 14, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

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At the New York Metropolitan Opera, Placido Domingo conducted the orchestra in a performance of the French national anthem.

Daniel Politi has been contributing to Slate since 2004 and wrote the Today’s Papers column from 2006 to 2009. Follow him on Twitter.