Vigil protesting medical testing on animals

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Samantha Holton, owner of Girard Lifesaver Rescue in Girard, Ga., pets Baby Girl, a Red Nose Pitbull she found 3 years ago abandoned in a Dumpster, while holding a vigil with others to protest Georgia Regents University's animal testing practices on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. More than 20 people and 6 dogs attended the vigil at the corner of 15th Street and Laney-Walker Boulevard with another protest scheduled for Dec. 7. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Jessica Swearingen keeps her 14-week-old Boxer, Hancock, warm while holding a vigil with others to protest Georgia Regents University's animal testing practices on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. More than 20 people and 6 dogs attended the vigil at the corner of 15th Street and Laney-Walker Boulevard with another protest scheduled for Dec. 7. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Nathan Moorehead, a student at GRU, lights a candle while holding a vigil with others to protest Georgia Regents University's animal testing practices on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. More than 20 people and 6 dogs attended the vigil at the corner of 15th Street and Laney-Walker Boulevard with another protest scheduled for Dec. 7. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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More than 20 people and 6 dogs attended a vigil to protest Georgia Regents University's animal testing practices at the corner of 15th Street and Laney-Walker Boulevard on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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GRU students Patrick Moorehead (center) and his brother, Nathan (right), lit candles while holding a vigil with others to protest Georgia Regents University's animal testing practices on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. More than 20 people and 6 dogs attended the vigil at the corner of 15th Street and Laney-Walker Boulevard with another protest scheduled for Dec. 7. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Lars Swearingen (left), who owns the dog rescue LEASH (Leading Each Animal Safely Home) Squad in Graniteville, S.C., addresses the crowd during the vigil to protest Georgia Regents University's animal testing practices on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. More than 20 people and 6 dogs attended the vigil at the corner of 15th Street and Laney-Walker Boulevard with another protest scheduled for Dec. 7. "You cannot call it humane treatment when you won't do it to humans," Swearingen said earlier in the protest. "It's as simple as that." JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Nathan Moorehead, a student at GRU, holds a sign at the vigil to protest Georgia Regents University's animal testing practices on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. More than 20 people and 6 dogs attended the vigil at the corner of 15th Street and Laney-Walker Boulevard with another protest scheduled for Dec. 7. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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More than 20 people and 6 dogs attended a vigil to protest Georgia Regents University's animal testing practices at the corner of 15th Street and Laney-Walker Boulevard on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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More than 20 people and 6 dogs attended a vigil to protest Georgia Regents University's animal testing practices at the corner of 15th Street and Laney-Walker Boulevard on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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More than 20 people and 6 dogs attended a vigil to protest Georgia Regents University's animal testing practices at the corner of 15th Street and Laney-Walker Boulevard on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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More than 20 people and 6 dogs attended a vigil to protest Georgia Regents University's animal testing practices at the corner of 15th Street and Laney-Walker Boulevard on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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More than 20 people and 6 dogs attended a vigil to protest Georgia Regents University's animal testing practices at the corner of 15th Street and Laney-Walker Boulevard on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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More than 20 people and 6 dogs attended a vigil to protest Georgia Regents University's animal testing practices at the corner of 15th Street and Laney-Walker Boulevard on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF

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More than 20 people and 6 dogs attended a vigil to protest Georgia Regents University's animal testing practices at the corner of 15th Street and Laney-Walker Boulevard on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF

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