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On Monday evening, fire destroyed part of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, the capital of France leaving many in shock.

But now, a French billionaire has pledged 100 million euros to help rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral as a defiant President Macron launches a national fundraising campaign to restore the building to its former glory.

Francois-Henri Pinault, married to Hollywood actress Salma Hayek, has pledged 100 million euros towards the rebuilding of the cathedral.

The blaze destroyed the roof of the 850-year-old UNESCO world heritage landmark on Monday evening, leaving many in tears and prayer.

A visibly emotional president Macron, spoke outside the gothic cathedral and said a national fundraising campaign to restore Notre Dame would be launched Tuesday, as he called on the world’s ‘greatest talents’ to help


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