September 17, 2012
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Bil Lewis, 60, of Cambridge said he’s nostalgic for the “wild community” of the old Occupy Boston encampment.
Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff/File 2011
Lewis, pictured at the Occupy Boston camp in Dewey Square last year, discovered Occupy on his way home from a Toastmasters meeting.
Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff/File 2011
The 72-day occupation was known for its illegal tents, angry signs, ‘99 percent’ chants, and impromptu marches.
Bill Greene/Globe Staff/File 2011
At Dewey Square, general assemblies often drew hundreds of people in raucous, hourslong arguments over camp decisions.
David L. Ryan/Gobe Staff Photo/File 2011
Some of the activists say their bond as Occupiers remain, even if the camp is long gone.
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Other activists lament that Occupy now falls short of its Dewey Square ideals. "Without that space, there’s no movement,” said Cherie King.