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Tue Aug 16 2005
Cities and Towns Around the Country Hold August 17th Vigils
Over 1500 Vigils Held in Solidarity with Cindy Sheehan
8/19 Update: Cindy Sheehan had to leave Camp Casey yesterday to tend to her mother, who suffered a stroke in Los Angeles. Other military families have pledged to keep Camp Casey going in her absence. Today, Democracy Now broadcast an interview with Cindy Sheehan that was conducted in the airport just before Ms. Sheehan flew out. She announced that there would be a bus caravan that would end in Washington, DC by September 24th.

On August 17th, over 1500 vigils were held all over the US in solidarity with Cindy Sheehan, who is camping in Crawford, Texas as she waits for President Bush to agree to meet with her. Her son Casey was a soldier who was killed in Iraq last year. TrueMajority,, and Democracy For America helped to organize the vigils.
Friday Photos from Camp Casey, Interfaith Service | Thursday Photos from Camp Casey and Women's March to Bush Ranch | Wednesday Photos from Camp Casey | Photos from San Francisco: Federal Building | 24th & Mission | Photos From Berkeley: Adeline and Ashby | Solano Ave | Acton Street | The French Hotel | Photos From Oakland | Photos From Sacramento | Photos From All Over The US .
Pirate Cat Radio hosted a four hour radio program from 6pm-10pm.

Local Camp Caseys have been opened all over the US, and Camp Casey SF will take place outside of the War Memorial Building in San Francisco from 12pm on Saturday August 20th to 12pm on Sunday August 21st. Video from Camp Casey Fresno | Photos from Tuesday night vigil in Fresno Military mothers are calling for the president to join them Friday to pray for the troops in Iraq.

8/17: Hundreds have joined Cindy Sheehan in Crawford, Texas, to demand that the president come out and talk with her. Sheehan will be moving her camp closer to Bush's ranch after she was offered the use of a piece of land by a supporter. The white crosses to honor dead soldiers that were set up at her current camp will not be moved when she relocates. They were vandalized Monday night, and people will stay at the camp to monitor them.

Cindy Sheehan's Reports from Camp Casey: Day 10: Putting out the Fires | Misses and Miracles | Day 9: Hope: The Peaceful Occupation of Crawford | Day 8: Wow! | Day 7: We don't have to be angry anymore | Day 6 | More Reports on the Daily Kos

Indybay's Recent Coverage of Cindy Sheehan's Vigil in Crawford | More Reports on Truthout | North Texas IMC | Between the Lines story
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