A family pictured in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral was found a few minutes before the outbreak of fire following a viral search.
Brooke Windsor, 23, says the father and child she photographed about an hour before the fire. 1
9659007] Her photo showing her in front of the 850-year-old landmark was distributed on Twitter.
She told the BBC she wanted to share the "memory" with them, triggering an international hunt.  Skip Twitter post @brookeawindsor
The search is over! The photo has reached father and family. He has decided to remain anonymous in the aftermath of the tragedy and writes: "Thanks again for the beautiful photo, we will find a special place for it." Many thanks to all who shared the picture and for your kind words
After confirming that they had been found, Ms. Windsor tweeted, "The search is The photo has reached the father family. "
The man and his family, says Mrs. Windsor, do not want to be identified.
Instead, Ms. Windsor says he wrote her a message saying, "Thanks again for the beautiful photo, we will find a special place for it."
Ms Windsor's Tweet has been shared more than 240,000 times and liked 467,000 times, with people around the world seeking to approach them.
Her poignant photo was described by Twitter users as "historic" and "special moment in time" as the extent of the damage to Notre Dame shocked the world.
French President Emmanuel Macron has committed to rebuild the cathedral. More than € 800 million (€ 902 million, £ 692 million) has already been committed to the rebuilding of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.