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Wilson High School Students Counter-Protest Westboro Baptist

Hundreds of students gathered at D.C.'s Wilson High School to counter a protest by Westboro Baptist Church.

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Hundreds of students and community supporters gathered at D.C.'s Wilson High School Monday in a peaceful counter-protest of Westboro Baptist Church. Westboro was there to protest the school's Pride Day, held last week. (Photo: NBCWashington)
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Students at D.C.'s Wilson High School Monday in a peaceful counter-protest of Westboro Baptist Church. Westboro was there to protest the school's Pride Day, held last week. (Photo: NBCWashington)
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Wilson High School Principal Peter Cahall greets students and supporters. Cahall came out as gay at Pride Day last week. (Photo: NBCWashington)
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Students held up signs in support of Principal Cahall, who told the school last week that he is gay. (Photo: NBCWashington)
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Brian Bostrom
Hundreds of students and community supporters gathered at D.C.'s Wilson High School Monday in a peaceful counter-protest of Westboro Baptist Church. Westboro was there to protest the school's Pride Day, held last week. (Photo: NBCWashington)
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Hundreds of students and community supporters gathered at D.C.'s Wilson High School Monday in a peaceful counter-protest of Westboro Baptist Church. Westboro was there to protest the school's Pride Day, held last week. (Photo: NBCWashington)
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Hundreds of students and community supporters gathered at D.C.'s Wilson High School Monday in a peaceful counter-protest of Westboro Baptist Church. Westboro was there to protest the school's Pride Day, held last week. (Photo: NBCWashington)
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Westboro Baptist Church supporters, holding anti-gay signs, were kept away from the counter-protesting students. (Photo: NBCWashington)
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Hundreds of students and community supporters gathered at D.C.'s Wilson High School Monday in a peaceful counter-protest of Westboro Baptist Church. Westboro was there to protest the school's Pride Day, held last week. (Photo: NBCWashington)
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Hundreds of students and community supporters gathered at D.C.'s Wilson High School Monday in a peaceful counter-protest of Westboro Baptist Church. Westboro was there to protest the school's Pride Day, held last week. (Photo: NBCWashington)
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