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Photos: Intimate portraits from New York's anti-Wall Street protests

About 500 protesters demonstrating against corporate greed, global warming and social inequality, among other grievances, were arrested Saturday night after they swarmed the Brooklyn Bridge and shut down a lane of traffic for several hours.

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A woman is arrested during the Occupy Wall Street protesters in New York City. Photo taken October 1, 2011 on New York's Brooklyn Bridge

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Supporters gather in Zuccotti Park along with members of the Occupy Wall Street movement before they marched to the Brooklyn Bridge on October 1, 2011 in New York City.

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A pedestrian takes copies of the Occupy Wall Street protest's self-published newspaper "The Occupied Wall Street Journal, " in the financial district's Zuccotti park, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, in New York.

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Demonstrater Keane Kendall, who plays in Boston band Peace, sits in Zuccotti Park along with other members of the Occupy Wall Street movement, on Oct. 1, 2011.

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Demonstrator Dan Bulleti holds a sign in Zuccotti Park along with members of the Occupy Wall Street movement before they marched to the Brooklyn Bridge on October 1, 2011 in New York City.

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Marchers flash peace signs during the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York City on Oct. 1, 2011. Hundreds of protesters were later arrested by police.

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Marchers make their way to the Brooklyn Bridge for the Occupy Wall Street Movement on Oct. 1, 2011.

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A sign, with a quote from the late musician Kurt Cobain, sits in Zuccotti Park, set down during the Occupy Wall Street protests Oct. 1, 2011.

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Supporters cheer and take photos of the Occupy Wall Street protesters on Oct. 1, 2011, in New York City.

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A passing pedestrian salutes the Occupy Wall Street protesters along the Brooklyn Bridge on Oct. 1, 2011.

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A bride walks past demonstrators affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement as they cross the Brooklyn Bridge walkway on October 1, 2011 in New York City.

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A man scales Brooklyn Bridge support cables during the Occupy Wall Street protests on Oct. 1, 2011.

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Police begin arresting members of the Occupy Wall Street protests after they crossed on to portions of the Brooklyn Bridge not meant for pedestrians.

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A protester looks up after being arrested and sat down on the Brooklyn Bridge. More than 500 demonstraters were arrested that day.

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Police officers reach into a crowd of protesters to make an arrest on the Brooklyn Bridge during an Occupy Wall Street march in New York October 1, 2011.

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When arrested, protesters were restrained with plastic handcuffs.

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