A World United: 7 Beautiful Pictures of Solidarity with Paris

Iconic buildings lit up with the French flag, rallies around the world and a Parisian peace sign.

Nov 15, 2015
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The San Fransisco City Hall glows red white and blue in solidarity with Paris

The San Fransisco City Hall glows red, white and blue (zhu difeng / Shutterstock.com)

Even in humanity’s darkest moments there is light. Among sadness and mourning there is oneness. People doing what they can to help, sharing a kind word, or just holding up a candle in the night. In the aftermath of the tragic attacks on Paris on November 13, 2015, this is truer than ever.

Around the world, hearts have come together with outpourings of love and solidarity, sending thoughts and prayers to the French people in their time of need. These photos give a glimpse around the globe of a world united.

1. CHILDREN AT A SILENT VIGIL IN TORONTO

Photo: Stacey Newman / Shutterstock.com


2. THE BRANDENBURG GATE LIT UP WITH FRENCH COLORS

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3. EU FLAGS AT HALF-MAST AT THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE

Photo: Hadrian / Shutterstock.com


4. A PEACE SIGN INCORPORATING THE EIFFEL TOWER GOES VIRAL

5. A CANDLELIGHT VIGIL AT LAFAYETTE SQUARE, WASHINGTON D.C.

Photo: Joseph Gruber / Shutterstock.com


6. POLAND’S SPODEK ARENA LIT UP IN SOLIDARITY

Photo: Dawid Lech / Shutterstock.com


7. FLOWERS AT THE FRENCH EMBASSY IN KIEV, UKRAINE

Photo: Furyk Nazar / Shutterstock.com


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