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'Locks of love' Paris bridge reopens after railing collapse

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A bridge in Paris famed for the thousands of "locks of love" that controversially line its railings has reopened after it was urgently closed when part of a padlock-laden barrier collapsed, authorities said Monday. 

People write inscriptions onto a temporary wooden panel on the Pont des Arts bridge over the Seine river in Paris on June 9, 2014

Thousands of couples from across the world visit the picturesque Pont des Arts every year and seal their love by attaching a padlock to its railing and throwing the key into the Seine.

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