My first visit to Occupy Wall Street was about a month ago, and it was brief. I happened to be walking up Lower Broadway in Manhattan and passed a bunch of people holding cleverly worded protest signs. Most of the demonstrators I saw were young, wearing dirt-colored clothing, and looked like they had come from hopping freights or living out of the back of a VW bus.
Zuccotti Park, now renamed Liberty Plaza, is only one short block wide and one crosstown block long, and I only saw the short end of the block, so I couldn’t tell . . .
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