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May 22, 2005 - As a matter of fact, Paris IS burning...

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The photographer, Don Smith, of the weekly photo magazine Left Bank Lens from Paris explains:


During the day a large outdoor area at the Palais de Tokyo is used by skateboarders.  After dark they tend to disappear to avoid crashing and then the next crowd shows up.



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Amateurs with different equipment to be dipped into lighter fluid, set on fire and whipped around.  It's a free show and not one that many tourists ever see or know about.

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