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Late architectural historian Andrew Tallon left behind a blueprint that could be instrumental in rebuilding Notre Dame cathedral.

Tallon, who died from brain cancer on Nov. 18, 2018, at the age of 49, used laser scans to uncover hidden clues that went into building the medieval structure that was commissioned in 1160 by the bishop of Paris, Maurice de Sully.

The laser scan done in 2010 will be used as a reference to restoring the cathedral to its original magnificence. That is the hope.

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