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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MARCH 12, 2003
6:24 AM
CONTACT: Baring Witness 
Elizabeth Belknap: rneab@uaf.edu

Baring Witness in Alaska
 
March 12 - About 375 clothed people formed an S.O.S. and a peace sign in a hayfield near Fairbanks, Alaska on Saturday March 8th, to speak out against the threatened war in Iraq. The sign, created by a diverse group of peace activists and church members, was 100 feet tall and 250 feet wide. The event was organized in one week by Suzanne Osborn and Elizabeth Belknap of Fairbanks. The inspiration for this action is the heartfelt conviction that peace is breaking out all over, and it's time to spread the word!!!

This is one of the latest in a series of Baring Witness actions, in which people around the world spell out their peaceful messages with their bodies. For more information and all the photographs, go to www.baringwitness.org

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