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Response to randome (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:11 AM

21. sorry, huge kudos go to OWS here- and without taking away anything

from any other organization helping. Read this: (and I suggest reading the whole piece)

Occupy Sandy: Onetime Protesters Find New Cause

You might be surprised at what has become a lauded and effective relief organization for victims of Superstorm Sandy: Occupy Wall Street.

The social media savvy that helped Occupy protesters create a grass-roots global movement last year one that ultimately collapsed under its leaderless format is proving a strength as members fan out across New York to deliver aid including hot meals, medicine and blankets.

They're the ones who took food and water to Glenn Nisall, a 53-year-old resident of Queens' hard-hit and isolated Rockaway section who lost power and lives alone, with no family nearby.

"I said: 'Occupy? You mean Occupy Wall Street?'" he said. "I said: 'Awesome, man. I'm one of the 99 percent, you know?'"

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http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/occupy-sandy-onetime-protesters-find-17685552#.UJ5fcWetDfY

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