Tragedy engulf’s Paris On The 15th Of April 2019 As Fire Consumes Cathedral Of Notre Dame

… and I also watched!! … On the 15th of April, France’s leader President Emmanuel Macron tweeted the following: “Notre-Dame is aflame. Great emotion for the whole nation. Our thoughts go out to all Catholics and to the French people. Like all of my fellow citizens, I am sad to see this part of us burn tonight.”

Gronda Morin

The steeple of the Notre Dame Cathedral in central Paris collapses on April 15, 2019. AFP/Getty Images

Grown men can be seen shedding tears as they witnessed the destruction by fire of a Parisian treasure, the Notre Dame Cathedral that sits on an Island, Île de la Cité, in the center of Paris on the River Seine. This is a site that has been visited by locals and tourists for centuries. It’s estimated that in 2019, around 30,000 people visited the church daily. The fire appears to have started in the early evening, after tourists had left the church area.

I count myself among the many tourists who has been blessed to be able to tour this magnificent French Gothic Architectural wonder in all its splendor in the 1980s.



Initially, there was hope when it was just the spire that was…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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