Love Locks in Paris

Love Locks in Paris

10-06-2015 15:00

In the 1800s, people build a bridge in Paris. Now, people put locks on this bridge. They put locks to show their love. They put so many locks that it breaks part of the bridge.

The bosses in Paris do not like this. They do not want the bridge to break. They also think that the locks are ugly. They take the panels off the bridge.

Some people are not happy. One man does not want the locks to be thrown away. One couple wants to add a lock.

Couples can still do this at ten other bridges in Paris.

Difficult words: lock (a metal thing you use to keep something from opening), panel (a part of a thing like a bridge or a wall), couple (two people who love each other).

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