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Children's Middle East Peace Vigil was Especially Moving Today

An impromptu children's protest developed today at the intersection of Broadway and Yamhill. They seemed very effective at making the less friendly and apathetic people in cars to THINK about the evil being perpetrated by the US and Israel.
Many of the children appeared to be of Palestinian and Lebanese descent. I strongly reccomend a similar regular children's vigil for Mideast peace.

A group of older antiwar protestors had occupied the same spot earlier. People driving by were inclined to argue with them. That may have sparked some debate, but the children were most effective.