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Occupy Wall Street turns online for basics
From pizzas to medical supplies, the Occupy Wall Street movement turns to social media for real-world needs.
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2011 11:10
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The Occupy Wall Street movement first gained international attention two weeks ago as an example of online actions manifested on the ground.

Now protesters in New York's Zuccotti Park are turning to social-media tools such as Twitter and Facebook for everything from pizzas to medical supplies where donations are creating a thriving community.

Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports from Manhattan.

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