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Hundreds 'Occupy Baltimore,' Vent About Economy
Activist: 'Everything Is Going Up And Nothing Is Coming Down'
POSTED: 9:15 am EDT October 7, 2011
UPDATED: 9:32 am EDT October 7, 2011

BALTIMORE -- Frustration with the economy is mounting this week in Maryland, as people have camped out in downtown Baltimore to draw attention to their demands.

11 News reporter Sheldon Dutes said the size of Thursdays protest was much smaller than the ones seen in New York but that the frustrations are similar. People who are unemployed or under-employed slept at the corner of Light and Pratt streets to get their point across.

Student loans are piling up, said Jenny Gaeng, who graduated from college in the spring and moved back home with her parents. I have to start paying them in December. I have absolutely zero source of income, but hopefully that's going to change soon." ...
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