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Occupy Wall Street protesters attempt to reignite their movement in New York

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The Occupy Wall Street marchers make their way from Washington Square park to Zuccotti Park on Sept. 15 at the start of three days of activities to mark the one year anniversary of the start of the movement in New York.

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The Occupy Wall Street march commences on Sept. 15 at Washington Square Park in New York.

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NYPD officers shadow the Occupy Wall Street protesters as they march down Broadway on Sept. 15.

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Tempers flared after the NYPD made their first arrest on Sept. 15 during the Occupy Wall Street protesters' first march of the weekend from Washington Square Park to Zuccotti Park.

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Occupy Wall street protesters make their way to Broadway at the start of their Sept. 15 march to Zuccotti Park, the first planned march as part of three days of events to mark the one year anniversary of the movement.

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Veteran James Hegler, center, is arrested by NYPD officers at Zuccotti park for trespassing after he refused to move his backpack for the private security firm that oversees the park on Friday Sept. 14. Hegler was release in about five hours and friends secured his belongings for him. A fellow Occupy protester records Hegler's information at right.

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Dennis and Elizabeth Carbone still come to Zuccotti park a couple times a week. Elizabeth would like to see an around-the-clock presence by fellow Occupy protesters.

As they gather to recognize the anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street protest movement, activists face several challenges. Competing agendas, leaderless organization and dwindling participation have hampered the efforts but some accomplishments have surfaced.  For more on this story click here to read the latest post by NBC News' Miranda Leitsinger.

 

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