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PHOTOS: Occupy Wall Street celebrates fourth anniversary

Activists gathered in Zuccotti Park to remember four years since Occupy Wall Street started.

Activists re-convened at Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan on Thursday to celebrate the fourth anniversary of Occupy Wall Street.

The activists, who were few at times butmet with a healthy police presence, held speeches on debt, and showed support for Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders and other causes. Later in the afternoon, they held a die-in and marched to City Hall and 1 Police Plaza.

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In 2011, following the financial crisis, thousands flooded the streets in New York and set up camp in the park near Wall Street for about two months, sparking a movement that spread across the country and garnered worldwide attention.

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