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From Lagos to London to Paris, crowds are gathering in front of consulates and in city squares, chanting the same chorus: “bring back our girls now!”

On April 14th, an insurgent group called Boko Haram abducted over 300 girls from a school dormitory in a Northern Nigerian town called Chibok. In the three weeks since it occurred, everyone—from P-diddy to the Pope—has weighed in on the issue, either condemning the abduction of the girls or calling on the Nigerian government and the international community to¬†intensify rescue efforts.

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Chicago joined the growing number of cities organizing peaceful demonstrations to increase awareness around the missing girls.

I was there on Saturday at the Daley Plaza. Here is my attempt at documenting the event.

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Hope this week brings us comforting news about the abducted girls.

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Rev. Jesse Jackson being interviewed by the news crew.

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Amara Enyia is a mayoral candidate

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