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4 Videos Explain Why 13 People Would Hang From a Bridge to Say 'No Arctic Drilling'

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4 Videos Explain Why 13 People Would Hang From a Bridge to Say 'No Arctic Drilling'

Thirteen Greenpeace climbers remain suspended below the St. John’s Bridge, blocking the Shell Oil vessel's route out of Portland, Oregon, for more than 24 hours. In case you're wondering what would inspire 13 people to take such an action, here's your chance.

Four videos have been released by Greenpeace, where Kristina, Harmony, Georgia and Elizabeth share why they are hanging from the bridge.

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