4000 Dead, Candle Light Vigil 2008
Memorial candle service for 4,000 dead soldiers in Iraq
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Theme for event carried on fake tombstones
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4,000 Soldiers Dead In Iraq, Candle Light Vigil
(2008) Civic Center, San Francisco, California
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Theme for event carried on fake tombstones


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One candle per cup symbolizes one dead soldier
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4,000 Soldiers Dead In Iraq, Candle Light Vigil
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One candle per cup symbolizes one dead soldier


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Press interviewed one veteran in a wheel chair
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4,000 Soldiers Dead In Iraq, Candle Light Vigil
(2008) Civic Center, San Francisco, California
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Press interviewed one veteran in a wheel chair


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Man played sad music on guitar
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4,000 Soldiers Dead In Iraq, Candle Light Vigil
(2008) Civic Center, San Francisco, California
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Man played sad music on guitar


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Channel 14 interviews female veteran
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4,000 Soldiers Dead In Iraq, Candle Light Vigil
(2008) Civic Center, San Francisco, California
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Channel 14 interviews female veteran


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News trucks lined up and ready
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4,000 Soldiers Dead In Iraq, Candle Light Vigil
(2008) Civic Center, San Francisco, California
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News trucks lined up and ready


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New federal building visible in the background
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4,000 Soldiers Dead In Iraq, Candle Light Vigil
(2008) Civic Center, San Francisco, California
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New federal building visible in the background


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One light yet lit among so many extinguished
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4,000 Soldiers Dead In Iraq, Candle Light Vigil
(2008) Civic Center, San Francisco, California
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One light yet lit among so many extinguished


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Solace given
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4,000 Soldiers Dead In Iraq, Candle Light Vigil
(2008) Civic Center, San Francisco, California
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Solace given


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It was cold and breezy that afternoon
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4,000 Soldiers Dead In Iraq, Candle Light Vigil
(2008) Civic Center, San Francisco, California
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It was cold and breezy that afternoon


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Symbolic gesture creates overly photographed opportunity
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4,000 Soldiers Dead In Iraq, Candle Light Vigil
(2008) Civic Center, San Francisco, California
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Symbolic gesture creates overly photographed opportunity


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Another candle is lit
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4,000 Soldiers Dead In Iraq, Candle Light Vigil
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Another candle is lit


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And in the shadowy distance, truth grew too
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4,000 Soldiers Dead In Iraq, Candle Light Vigil
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And in the shadowy distance, truth grew too


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City Hall provides backdrop for the event
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4,000 Soldiers Dead In Iraq, Candle Light Vigil
(2008) Civic Center, San Francisco, California
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City Hall provides backdrop for the event


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