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City Council's Susan Shepherd: Occupy Protests Most Important Thing In Country

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This weekend, in a crowd estimated between 2,000 and 4,000 people, Susan Shepherd managed to stand out. The Denver City council member represents District 1 in an official capacity, but in the few days since her first rally with Occupy Denver, she has stepped out as a staunch supporter of the ideals behind the national and local action. This morning, The Latest Word spoke to the city councilwoman, mother and occupation supporter about the future of the city's relationship with a group it has pepper-sprayed. (Teaser: She remains optimistic.)

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