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The Catacombs: The Famous Tomb Of Paris

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The infamous tomb of Paris, one that can be described as morbidly beautiful. The Catacombs were not originally a place of bones and memorials, but a quarry. Many workers dig throughout the quarries using many of its resources, but at the time did not realize it would weaken the stability of the ground. During this time as they were digging through the quarries, they were having a difficult time with graves, with them becoming too full and overflowing. During a massive rainstorm, the city was in complete destruction with houses falling into sinkholes, and the rain had overflowed the cemeteries creating the bodies to fill into the streets and houses. Wreaking havoc in Paris with sinking houses and streets filled with bodies, something needed
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