which sadly means there is still the need to increase awareness of the urgency for clean water and air for the people who live in coal areas, and to mine coal in less destructive ways. No one is saying coal doesn't need to be mined, but let's be visionary about how to do it better and cleaner. The truth is WE ALL LIVE DOWNSTREAM.
I did take photos again this year, grateful that it wasn't raining as hard during the afternoon rally and march as it had been all morning during the drive there! Even so, since I was wary of getting my faithful Canon camera wet, I did resort sometimes to my newish point and shoot designed for underwater. However, inadvertently, its light setting was inaccurate.... The Yea and Boo story of that is how I end up learning something every time I shoot!!
|A great number of young people were there,|
|and older people|
|and two ageless friends of mine, Kris and George Ella!|
|Randy Wilson addresses the crowd, emphasizing that what we do to the land, we do to the people.|
|marching around the Capitol|
|KFTC's indefatigable Teri Blanton is on Sen. Stein's left, and Sylvia Ryerson, with WMMT in Whitesburg, KY, on the right. THANK YOU ALL.|
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