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This is one of the most powerful images I've seen emerge from #occupywallstreet. Not for the drama of the image, but for the devastating truths contained within this sign and the brave Marine holding it.

While I could offer commentary ad infinitum, I will simply leave you with these as testimony:

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Photo from Alex Goldmark, a WNYC radio producer.

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Photo from Liza Sabater (@blogdiva).

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Photoshopped for clarity by Land of Enchantment.

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Photoshopped for clarity by Land of Enchantment.

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Another Marine carrying the same sign! Thanks to BOHICA for this.

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HT to paradise50 for the image.

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Originally posted to Writing by David Harris Gershon on Sun Oct 02, 2011 at 04:49 PM PDT.

Also republished by Military Community Members of Daily Kos, ClassWarfare Newsletter: WallStreet VS Working Class Global Occupy movement, DKOMA, Protest Music, and Occupy Wall Street.

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