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Veterans unite for second deployment to Standing Rock - CNN.com

12.2.17

Veterans unite for second deployment to Standing Rock - CNN.com: Veterans are prepared to continue the fight against the pipeline. Michael Wood Jr., founder of Veterans Stand, said new efforts are more focused on supporting the camps in any way possible. "It is unlikely that we will send a mass group of people like before," Wood told CNN. "The biggest misconception is that Veterans Stand wants to do anything aggressive in response. People want to do something and they just don't know what to do. We just want to give people a platform."
Anthony Diggs, the secretary of communications for Veterans Stand, says protesters are still hopeful. "People expected the easement to be granted and they are still going to stay," Diggs told CNN. "The Water Protectors are here peacefully in prayer and in ceremony as they have always been."


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