Notre Dame celebrates 850 years

Associated Press
A new bell bound for Notre Dame cathedral in Paris,"Gabriel" is seen Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, after being cast in the foundry of Villedieu les Poeles, Normandy, France.  Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral will be celebrating its 850th anniversary starting Wednesday Dec. 12, 2012,  and Gabriel will join the peal of bells at the medieval landmark cathedral. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

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Nine enormous new bronze bells have made their way at Notre Dame Cathedral, helping the medieval edifice to rediscover its historical harmony. The cathedral celebrated its 850th anniversary on Dec. 12, 2012.

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