By Samantha Grossman
November 17, 2015

Last week, the famous gum wall in Seattle’s Pike Place Market was scrubbed clean for the first time in 20 years. It did not stay clean for long — because people have already kept the tradition alive by adding more gum.

By Monday morning, the wall was loaded up with fresh gum in a variety of colors, some of it forming words and shapes:

On Saturday, a flash mob met to begin re-gumming the wall. The event turned into a show of support for Paris in the wake of Friday’s attacks, the Seattle Times reports. The group used gum to create a peace sign with the Eiffel tower in the middle, replicating the image that went viral over the weekend.

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