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Teen to lead Scotia protest against war in Syria

Emily Costa, 17, left, and her friend Emma Ward, 17, both of Schenectady, are ready to take to the streets to protest impending United States military action in Syria Thursday.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Emily Costa, 17, left, and her friend Emma Ward, 17, both of Schenectady, are ready to take to the streets to protest impending United States military action in Syria Thursday.
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Cardboard signs, painted banners and restive chants are common among the college set, whose youth and energetic spirit practically demand at least one experience at a rally, protest or sit-in. Emily Costa decided to get a head start on her activism. The 17-year-old Schenectady High School student is spearheading a local rally against military intervention in Syria to take place Saturday at 2 p.m. And as teenagers (and more and more adults) are wont to ...


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Glassn
August 30, 2013
3:23 p.m.

[ Flag Post ]

Imagine there's no countries
It isn't hard to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion too
Imagine all the people
Living life in peace...
-John Lennon

gina99
August 31, 2013
8:46 a.m.

[ Flag Post ]

Look to youth to tell you what is truth. I'll be there dressed in black.

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