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People have [donation / donated] over one billion dollars to help rebuild the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. The 850-year-old cathedral was [badly / bad] damaged in a fire on Monday. The UNESCO World Heritage [site / sight] is one of the most important cultural [building / buildings] in France. Wealthy people from all over France and around the world have [gave / given] hundreds of millions of dollars to help [rest / restore] the cathedral to its former [glory / gory] . French president Emmanuel Macron told the nation in a televised address that he would make sure the reconstruction would [be / do] finished within five years. This would be in time for the [opening / open] of the Paris Olympics in 2024. However, architects say it could [have / take] decades to rebuild the world-famous landmark.

Some of the donors that are [handling / handing] over cash are French billionaires. They [include / including] the owners of the luxury brand Louis Vuitton and the [cosmetics / cosmetic] company L'Oreal. The French oil company Total is [also / addition] pledging 100 million euros. Apple CEO Tim Cook tweeted that his company would donate an unspecified [volume / amount] . He said: "We are heartbroken for the French people and [them / those] around the world for whom Notre Dame is a [symbol / symbolic] of hope. Relieved that everyone is safe. Apple will be donating to the rebuilding [efforts / effects] to help restore Notre Dame’s precious heritage for future generations." However, many people are [ask / asking] whether the money would be better spent on helping the world's [poor / poverty] .

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