Putting Down New Roots At VersaillesRose Marie Burke
The famed gardens of Versailles, where the French royals once romped, have been taken over by lumberjacks. Workmen in high waterproof boots saw huge trees into logs. Chainsaws shriek. Smoke drifts from piles of burning branches. Mangled root balls as tall as a man claw at the air as they await a crane that will lift them onto trucks.
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