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War's Fifth Anniversary Draws Protesters

Funk The War marches in downtown Washington
"Funk the War," a coalition of anti-war groups, participated in the demonstrations. (Capital News Service photo by Ben Meyerson)

Students, veterans and parents were among those who descended on Washington, D.C., to demonstrate against the war in Iraq.

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Published Dec. 12, 2001; last updated: March 28, 2008

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