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SoCal locals rally in support of Hong Kong protesters




USC freshman James Tseng, 18, left, and junior Terrence Leung, 20, sing a song at the conclusion of a vigil on Wednesday night, Oct. 1 at Grand Park in support of pro-democracy demonstrations happening in Hong Kong. Both Tseng and Leung are from Hong Kong and spoke to attendees about how important it is to support their friends back home.
USC freshman James Tseng, 18, left, and junior Terrence Leung, 20, sing a song at the conclusion of a vigil on Wednesday night, Oct. 1 at Grand Park in support of pro-democracy demonstrations happening in Hong Kong. Both Tseng and Leung are from Hong Kong and spoke to attendees about how important it is to support their friends back home.
Maya Sugarman/KPCC

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While thousands of protesters gathered in the streets of Hong Kong, locals in Southern California came together, too. 

In downtown Los Angeles' Grand Park, hundreds of demonstrators Wednesday night wanted to show their own support for friends and family overseas, KPCC's Josie Huang reports.

Read the full story: Hong Kong protesters get Los Angeles support