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California Residents Candelight Vigil Against A War With Syria 

Evan DuCharme, SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER
Charles Davidson, a coodinator for the East Bay chapter of MoveOn, rallies the crowd demonstrating against the U.S. going to war with Syria. California residents met outside of House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi's office on 7th and Mission street to urge California Representatives to vote against intervening militarily in Syria.
Evan DuCharme, SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER
Catherine Casic of MoveOn, demonstrates outside of the San Francisco Court of Appeals. Casic said she was motivated to take part in the rally in part to support her father and brother who suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after fighting in World War II and the Vietnam War respectively.
Evan DuCharme, SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER
Lawrence Abbott, a Regional Organizer for MoveOn, speaks out against the U.S. intervening militarily in Syria.
Evan DuCharme, SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER
Rami Bailony, a first generation Syrian Immigrant, is confronted by anti-war demonstrators after he spoke in favor of the U.S. intervening in Syria.
Evan DuCharme, SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER
Charles Davidson, Coordinator for MoveOn, speaks to the crowd.
Evan DuCharme, SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER
"Puddint'tame", as the 81 year old San Francisco resident calls herself, expressed her concerns with the possibility of another U.S. war in the Middle East.
Evan DuCharme, SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER
Demonstrators met later at 7:00pm to hold a candlelight vigil at the Ferry Building on Embarcadero.
Evan DuCharme, SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER
Self-described passivist, Michele Gloor, holds a candle during the vigil in front of the Ferry Building.
Evan DuCharme, SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER
Long-time San Francisco residents Dan Willenburg and Carol Bettencourt pose with their signs on Embarcadero.
Evan DuCharme, SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER
14 year old Gabriel Angelo, better known as the San Francisco Trumpeter street musician, reads an anti-war speech by Jane Goodall to demonstrators for the non-profit group CREDO.
Evan DuCharme, SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER
Democratic County Central Committee candidate, Rick Hauptman, stands next to demonstrators holding candles in front of the Ferry Building.
Evan DuCharme, SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER
San Francisco residents Diana Scott and David Spero express their feelings about the possibility of war during the vigil.
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Evan DuCharme, SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER
San Francisco residents Diana Scott and David Spero express their feelings about the possibility of war during the vigil.
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