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Area residents gather for ‘sister march’

The Yang family of Winchester shows off their signs during the women's march in Winchester on Saturday. From left are Lauren Yang, Adam Yang, Dr. Leonard Yang and Janet Yang. Courtesy photo by Dr. Leonard Yang
Just shy of 400 women on Saturday marched to the steps of the old courthouse in Woodstock where they gathered to make a statement on behalf of women's rights, climate change and other progressive issues. They joined a network of marches held in Washington, D.C., across the nation and around the world the day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Photos by Jake Zuckerman/Daily
A woman sends an approving point to march organizer Helen Jean Smith as she spoke to the crowd at the women's march on Woodstock on Saturday. Jake Zuckerman/Daily
Protesters march north on Main Street toward the old courthouse in Woodstock on Saturday. Jake Zuckerman/Daily
A man holds his sign as the nearly 400 marchers begin to approach the old courthouse in Woodstock on Saturday. Jake Zuckerman/Daily
March organizer Helen Jean Smith tells the crowd to watch over government, run for office and she encouraged continued activism. Jake Zuckerman/Daily
A woman smiles as she marches to the old courthouse in Woodstock on Saturday. Jake Zuckerman/Daily
Two young women hold hands with a toddler as they all walk to the old courthouse in Woodstock to rally for progressive values. Jake Zuckerman/Daily
One woman lifts her sign encouraging LGBT rights at the women's march on Woodstock on Saturday. Jake Zuckerman/Daily
A protester holds up a sign during the rally on Saturday. Jake Zuckerman/Daily
Women in the crowd listen to march organizer Helen Jean Smith. Jake Zuckerman/Daily
Beth Hahn, of Winchester, from left, and Steve and Cary Sober, Woodstock, attended the women's march in Woodstock on Saturday. Courtesy photo by Bruce Hahn
Marchers rally at the old courthouse in Woodstock on Saturday. Courtesy photo by Bruce Hahn.
Area residents brought signs and joined a 'sister march' in downtown Winchester on Saturday. Courtesy photo by Rachel Leweke