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Forum Post: Bernie Sanders' 'True Believers' Pack Boston Campaign Event

Posted 4 years ago on Oct. 4, 2015, 8:22 a.m. EST by factsrfun (8239) from Phoenix, AZ
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More than 20,000 people came out to see him in Boston, filling the stadium floor at the Boston Exhibition and Convention Center. A few thousand did not fit inside but stayed in cold weather and watched the speech on screens in an overflow area outside......

"I am enormously proud," he said. "As some of you may have noticed, we have raised tremendous sums of money, because 650,000 Americans made contributions average $30 apiece.

"In other words we are running a people's campaign," he said. "And the millionaires and billionaires may have more money than we do, but we have something they don't have. Look around this room -- this is what we have."

"You guys are the true believers," Sanders said, addressing those in the dark outside who gave him a celebrity's welcome after his hour and half speech inside the arena.

"Thank you for freezing out here," he continued standing on a platform with a microphone and waving to the crowd over their cheers. "Were you able to see the speech?




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