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Norfolk, VA, held her Women's March on Sunday January 21. We had much kinder and gentler weather than last year! The policemen in attendance were happy and supportive, and received many words of appreciation. One estimated the crowd at approximately 1500.

Lots of moms brought their young'uns and there was a good turnout of canine support, all carrying signs. There were lots of young people. (Note: without parental approval, this photographer only includes the images of the signs of these young teens.)

Marchers met on the Nauticus Museum grounds, heard speeches and music, then marched up Granby Street, doing a u-turn back to the museum grounds, where there were more activities, and no one seemed to want to leave!

Two local eateries on the route, Urban Ice and Bonchon, offered marchers drinks and use of bathrooms.

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It was a hopeful day!

Getting ready: pink p*ssy hat and sign:


Preparing for Norfolk, VA's Women's March, Jan 21, 2018
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On the way to the museum I followed this dedicated mom and her two young ladies:


On their way to Norfolk, VA's Women's March, Jan 21, 2018
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Everyone met at the mermaid on the museum grounds.


Meet at the mermaid for Norfolk, VA's Women's March, Jan 21, 2018
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I got a photo of me with my Liberty sign and Miss Liberty herself!


Author Meryl Ann Butler (R) with Miss Liberty at the Norfolk, VA's Women's March, Jan 21, 2018
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Listening to speeches and music:


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More signs and people:


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Marching:


Marching up Granby Street in the Norfolk, VA's Women's March, Jan 21, 2018
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Marching up Granby St in the Norfolk, VA's Women's March, Jan 21, 2018
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Urban Ice and Bonchon, offered canine and human marchers drinks and use of bathrooms.


Urban Ice offered cold cider and bathrooms for humans and water for canines
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Bonchon offered marchers water and bathrooms!
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Of course there were the usual holier-than-thou protesters, who were either ignored or drowned out by chanting.


There's always somebody....
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