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November 27, 2011

As Occupy Encampments Dwindle, the Legacy


When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a (wo)man, I put away childish things.

–1 Corinthians 13:11

This woman’s brother having been arrested the day before, this November 17th photo from Occupy LA brought to mind the rite of passage so many young people have experienced over the past few months. If organizers are savvy, the movement will evolve. Even still, young people have grown.

PHOTOGRAPH by Jonathan Gibby/Zuma

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Jonathan Gibby

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