This Is What Happened On One Of The Craziest Days Yet At Occupy Wall Street

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Thousands of protestors, mostly espousing anti-corporate sentiments, gathered at Occupy Wall Street’s headquarters at Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan yesterday to march several blocks north to police headquarters.They were mainly protesting the police response on September 24 when more than 80 protestors were arrested and a group of women were pepper sprayed in the face. 

The police response has received widespread criticism. 

Occupy Wall Street has been camped out in the Financial District for two weeks now.  The population has varied from a few hundred to about a thousand.

Yesterday there were thousands and that may be due to reports earlier in the day that the British rock band Radiohead would make an appearance. They did not show up, but the march continued on.

Around 4 p.m. Zuccotti Park was jam-packed with people.

Even the sidewalks surrounding the park were flooded with people.

This woman took her top off for the protest.

This guy's sign was extremely popular.

Several people dressed up for the occasion.

We think this costume might be a bull.

People watched the massive crowd below from their office buildings.

Police line up to receive orders from the sergeant.

This group came to protest how the police have been handling the demonstration.

Meanwhile, some people danced in the drum circle.

The Transportation Workers Union showed up to the event.

There were even some monks present.

Business professionals stopped by to check out the scene.

They proceeded northward to the New York Police Department's headquarters.

This man obviously does not like Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke.

Traffic around City Hall was chaotic because of the demonstrators passing by.

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