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News - September 21, 2012

East Bay Stand Down wraps up 4-day, biannual event

Fairgrounds event held to provide services, a bit of cheer

by Glenn Wohltmann

Volunteers at last weekend's East Bay Stand Down at the Alameda County Fairgrounds outnumbered the participants by more than three to one, with more than 1,900 people coming out to help 390 homeless veterans -- including 21 women and 16 family members -- from across the Bay Area.

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