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Some of the best signs from Saturday’s Boston Common rallies

A woman held a sign that said “Alt-Right Delete.”
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A woman held a sign that said “Alt-Right Delete.”

Thousands of people flocked to the city Saturday to protest against a “free speech” rally on Boston Common.

Here are some of the most interesting signs they carried.

There was no shortage of signs in the crowds Saturday.
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There was no shortage of signs in the crowds Saturday.

A woman held up a sign about President Donald Trump.
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A woman held up a sign about President Donald Trump.

A man dressed as Captain America protested the “free speech” rally.
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A man dressed as Captain America protested the “free speech” rally.

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 19: Counter protesters in witch costumes hold up signs after a march to the 'Free Speech Rally' on Boston Common on August 19, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. Thousands of demonstrators and counter-protestors are expected at Boston Common where the Boston Free Speech Rally is being held. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)
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A group showed up in costume.

A sign tied politics with recent events in Charlottesville, Va.
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A sign tied politics with recent events in Charlottesville, Va.

A sign in Roxbury protested Nazism.
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A sign in Roxbury protested Nazism.

epa06151958 Thousands of counter protesters march down Tremont Street in response to an 'Alt--Right' 'Free Speech Rally' on the Boston Common in Boston, Massachusetts, USA 19 August 2017. Thousands of both white nationalist or the 'Alt-Right' and counter protesters have organized dueling protests in Boston. EPA/MATTHEW HEALEY
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A counterprotester held up a sign on Tremont Street.

08/19/2017 Boston Ma-John Waters (cq) with his sign at the Free Speech Rally on Boston Common. Jonathan Wiggs\Globe Staff Reporter:Topic.
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John Waters with his sign at the “free speech” rally on Boston Common.

08/19/2017 Boston Ma- Protesters start to arrive at Free Speech Rally on Boston Common. Jonathan Wiggs\Globe Staff Reporter:Topic.
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Protesters started to arrive at the rally on Boston Common.

08/19/2017 Boston Ma- Protesters start to arrive at Free Speech Rally on Boston Common. Jonathan Wiggs\Globe Staff Reporter:Topic.
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A protester with a bandana and helmet held up a sign.

A sign on the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial near Boston Common.
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A sign on the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial near Boston Common.

08/19/2017 Boston Ma- Elias Soper (cq) with her sighn at the Free Speech Rally on Boston Common. Jonathan Wiggs\Globe Staff Reporter:Topic.
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Elias Soper with her sign on Boston Common.

Marchers worked their way down Tremont Street towards the Boston Common.
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Marchers worked their way down Tremont Street towards the Boston Common.

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