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Paris’s Bataclan Generation: “This is our struggle, not yours”

The “Bataclan Generation” were the target of the Paris attacks. Their response shows how different they are

By Lucy Wadham   January 2016

“Citizens of the world with a taste for adventure”: young people drinking by the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris’s 10th arrondissement. © © LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images

I have not, until now, tried to describe how it has felt to live in Paris since the evening of 13th November, when a group of young men erupted on to its unseasonably balmy streets and began a killing spree that…

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