For the past month, I have sat back and monitored the progress of the Occupy Wall Street movement that has taken up camp in New York, and for the past month, I can honestly say I have been impressed with the fierce dedication this group has put forth into their campaign.
Starting on Sept. 17, 2,000 people marched up Broadway and 150 people stayed the night in Zuccotti Park in New York and began an encampment.
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