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Atlanta Reacts To Terrorist Attacks In Paris

People gather around a makeshift memorial outside at the Consulate General of France Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, in Atlanta.  Multiple attacks across Paris on Friday night have left scores dead and hundreds injured.   (AP Photo/Branden Camp)
People gather around a makeshift memorial outside at the Consulate General of France Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, in Atlanta. Multiple attacks across Paris on Friday night have left scores dead and hundreds injured. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)
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Terrorists linked to the so-called Islamic State killed more than 120 people in Paris Friday.

Countries and people from around the world have been rallying around France. In Atlanta, the French Consulate held a vigil Sunday for people to show their support for the nation.

Atlantan Julian Dorio was performing at the Bataclan theatre in Paris when it was attacked.

Dorio survived.

He’s a University of Georgia graduate and a member of the popular Athens band, The Whigs.

Dave Matysiak, a friend of Dorio’s, said he was shocked and saddened by the news of the attack, but relieved to learn Dorio had escaped the theater. 

“He’s a good dude. So it’s just so messed up when it’s that close to home. Because it’s someone you’ve played shows with and known as a friend, to be in that kind of situation it’s just mind blowing,” said Matysiak.