Occupy Wall Street: Where Are They Now?

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By Accra Shepp,

from The New York Times,

Five years ago, I spent a year photographing 400 people at the Occupy Wall Street protest in Lower Manhattan. Recently, I began noticing familiar faces in the social justice movements sweeping the country. It was as if Occupy had served as a crash course in activism and now the alumni were seeking to change the world. I tracked a number of them down. Though some have returned to their former lives, all of them say they were transformed by the experience.

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