NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Demonstrators with Occupy Wall Street are marking 100 days of their protest by celebrating Christmas in Zuccotti Park.
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Christmas Day began with a midnight prayer service in the park. Demonstrators also had breakfast there.
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Other Christmas activities planned at Zuccotti Park include music and a poetry reading.