Alaska woman takes Occupy the Tundra stand
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaskan Diane McEachern says when she heard about the Occupy Wall Street protests she thought, "How can I get in on that?"
Soon after, she marched out onto the tundra near her home, where she held up a homemade cardboard sign bearing her protest message: "Occupy the Tundra."
Her picture was taken with the sign and her bundled up in the cold while her three rescued dogs sat by her side.
Little did the 52-year-old Bethel resident know the photo, which was posted on the Occupy Wall Street Facebook page, would be shared thousands of times and become one of the more famous images of a movement that otherwise has been widely illustrated with photos showing mass protests in large U.S. cities.