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Demonstrators gather outside Troy Davis execution

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Solana Plains (R) escorts a distraught Elijah West, cousin of Troy Davis, out of the Towaliga County Line Baptist Church that is across from the Jackson State Prison for the planned execution of inmate Troy Davis on September 21, 2011 in Jackson, Georgia.

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Minister Lynn Hopkins (L) consoles her partner Carolyn Bond after a last minute U.S. Supreme Court appeal was denied at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification prison where convicted killer Troy Davis is set to be executed by lethal injection in Jackson, Georgia September 21, 2011.

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A handful of supports for slain officer Mark MacPhail gather together at Jackson State Prison for the planned execution of inmate Troy Davis on September 21, 2011 in Jackson, Georgia. The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles denied clemency for death row inmate Troy Davis on Tuesday morning.

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Monica Barrow of California reacts to news of the US Supreme Court appeal decision with other protestors outside the Jackson State Prison for the planned execution of inmate Troy Davis on September 21, 2011 in Jackson, Georgia. The appeal was the last effort for the stay of Davis' execution.

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A demonstrator walks between a phalanx of riot-geared police after the execution of convicted cop killer Troy Davis at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson, Georgia. Davis died for the 1989 murder of a Savannah police officer, although his supporters contend several witnesses had recanted their trial statements.

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