Old Town Trump Protest 

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Christian Sudweeks and Paige Sinicrope, right, hold candles along with other demonstrators at the Gazebo. The duo said they were coming together to be with people and that it was important to be here.
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Demonstrators march up Fifth Street toward the courthouse.
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Ernesto Najera initially did not want to give his name. The Humboldt State University student said he was a 22-year-old Mexican from Los Angeles.
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Ashley Storms is a wildlife and studio arts major at HSU, who told the crowd of demonstrators about an incident the day after the election. Storms said that while walking to her car to retrieve a notebook, she noticed two white men looking at her. As she continued walking one of the men allegedly said, "There's one nigger I could grab by the pussy." Storms said, "We have come too far for people like me to be this afraid."
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Approximately 200 people gathered at the Gazebo in Eureka's Old Town Thursday night to demonstrate against President-Elect Trump.
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Demonstrators left the Gazebo headed for the Humboldt County Courthouse.
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Demonstrators rally on the steps of the courthouse. Sarah Harmon, holding the Love Trumps Hate sign said she had come out because she works at Planned Parenthood and was concerned for the community she serves.
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Victoria, who didn't want to give her last name, shook her fist in the air during chants from the crowd of "love trumps hate."
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Protesters hold a variety of signs.
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Patrick Baumgartner, center, and several other demonstrators temporarily blocked Fifth Street in front of the courthouse.
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Officers with the Eureka Police Department pleaded with demonstrators to get out of the street after several close calls with vehicles.
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Demonstrators march west on Fifth Street, headed back to the Gazebo as a motorist holds up a hand for high fives.
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Some demonstrators held sparklers.
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Jessica Oliver, center, came to an anti-Trump demonstration to help get the word out and to show love and support saying that everyone has a voice.
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Demonstrators march though the intersection of Fourth and E streets.
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Patrick Baumgartner spoke to the crowd after its return to the Gazebo.
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Chris LeRoy and two other counter demonstrators arrived at the Gazebo with America flags and heated words were exchanged between the two groups.
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Chris LeRoy, who said he voted for Trump because of taxes and the economy, held an American flag over his shoulders while debating with people from the protest.
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President-elect Donald Trump supporter Chris LeRoy, right, explains his position to anti-Trump demonstrator Leon Stewart. LeRoy came to the Gazebo to counter protest a demonstration against Trump. Stewart, an HSU student, said after their encounter that, "it makes me cry as a grown man the way this country is going."
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Christian Sudweeks and Paige Sinicrope, right, hold candles along with other demonstrators at the Gazebo. The duo said they were coming together to be with people and that it was important to be here.

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