She has been waiting for 11 hours in front of the flower market (IVe). Valerie, in her fifties, is camouflaged behind her anorak and under her umbrella. First to settle behind the security barriers of the rue de la Cité, closed to traffic in the early afternoon, this Parisian chose her location well. At the exit of the flower halls, where Queen Elizabeth II liked to stroll, it is towards her that her son Charles III headed.
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