BBC on 6,500 people buying crumbling castle

BBC website 081217Thousands of internet users have joined forces to save Mothe-Chandeniers chateau in France, reports the BBC.

The BBC writes:

By contributing at least €51 (£45; $61) each, they managed to raise €500,000 needed to buy the ruined 13th Century castle. Each participant is now a co-owner of Mothe-Chandeniers, which the online community plans to restore.


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