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Beautiful OccuParty - eviction night -- photo essay

Highlights from my OccuParty - eviction night -- photo essay. I was there from noon to 4pm and 10pm to 6:30am.
Facilitator speaks to the crowd just before the eviction order took effect
Facilitator speaks to the crowd just before the eviction order took effect
Cyclists circled the park all night long
Cyclists circled the park all night long
"Mic check," (crowd repeats) "Mic check!". "It is 5am." "It is 5am!"
They held the line all night long.
They held the line all night long.
If the linked photos don't show here, or you want to see the entire photo essay, click the pileofprints.com/photo essays web page link below (or at the bottom of the page) visit:

 http://www.pileofprints.com/PhotoEssays/

And click on "Occuparty". There is also a separate photo essay there from the opening days of the occupation that is entitled "Occupy Portland"

My thanks to all the occupiers, the facilitators and to everyone who came out to support them.

Brian

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