Le winning streak

May 31, 1996

Students in Paris have found a new answer to exam nerves. The first-ever examinations mass, organised by a Paris church last week, offered consolation to 400 jittery students and numbers of anguished parents and supportive friends. Of course, they were not asking God to fix their results, just to give them "strength and courage to face the stress of exams". But the name of the church was, appropriately enough, "Notre-Dame-des-Victoires".

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