One year on, Paris attacks survivors speak of lasting anguish

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As France prepares to mark the date when 130 people were killed by jihadist terrorists in gun and suicide bomb attacks in and around Paris on November 13th 2015, the survivors have spoken of their continuing battle to overcome the physical and mental wounds they incurred.

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The flashbacks come to Denys Plaud unbidden, making it hard to work: Gunshots threatening to pierce his cramped refuge in the Bataclan theatre. The excruciating silence between rounds of fire. And when it was all over, stepping over the dead and dying to reach freedom. One year on, survivors of France’s deadliest extremist attacks are trying to look to the future, but they will never forget, reports The Toronto Sun.