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Occupy Oakland Tears Down Fences, Makes Art With Them

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After a brutal crackdown by police on Tuesday night that left one veteran in the hospital, Occupy Oakland returned bigger than ever, with thousands swarming the streets to retake Oscar Grant Park, which had been ringed with fences to thwart the campers (read about the extraordinary night’s events, here).

Now Occupy Oakland has posted to its Facebook page an image that has fast gone viral as a symbol of the defiant spirit of the protesters, asking, “Anyone wonder, ‘Whatever happened to those fences that were torn down last night?’” Here’s the pic:

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