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Antiwar activists gather on Common

Mark anniversary of vote authorizing the Iraq invasion

WENDY MAEDA/GLOBE STAFF Hundreds of protesters gathered on Boston Common yesterday, the sixth anniversary of the congressional vote to authorize the invasion of Iraq. WENDY MAEDA/GLOBE STAFF Hundreds of protesters gathered on Boston Common yesterday, the sixth anniversary of the congressional vote to authorize the invasion of Iraq. (WENDY MAEDA/GLOBE STAFF)
By Sarah M. Gantz
Globe Correspondent / October 12, 2008

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Carlos Arredondo has traveled across 20 states with his portable memorial to his son, a Marine who died in Iraq during his second tour of duty in 2004. But yesterday, Arredondo was home in Boston, where he shared his memorial of hundreds of scrap-wood crosses, combat boots, synthetic flowers, and photographs of Alexander Arredondo at an antiwar rally. (Full article: 596 words)

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