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Tearful cartoonist explains new Charlie Hebdo cover
Charlie Hebdo's defiant issue is in print, with a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover and a double-page spread claiming that more turned out Sunday to back the satirical weekly "than for Mass."
Twelve people died when two masked gunmen assaulted the newspaper's offices on Jan. 7, including much of the editorial staff and two police. It was the beginning of three days of terror around Paris that saw 17 people killed before the three Islamic extremist attackers were gunned down by security forces.
Since then, an outpouring of support for the battered editorial staff has been felt around the world. The "Je suis Charlie" - "I am Charlie" - hashtag has proliferated on social media. A massive rally was held Sunday in France for the victims of the attack.
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