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Tony Backos, of Naples, lights the candles of his fellow demonstrators outside the South County Regional Library during a candle light vigil regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 in Estero. The demonstration was mirrored in over 200 other locations in the U.S. marking the 50th day of the  environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. David Albers/Staff

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Tony Backos, of Naples, lights the candles of his fellow demonstrators outside the South County Regional Library during a candle light vigil regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 in Estero. The demonstration was mirrored in over 200 other locations in the U.S. marking the 50th day of the environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. David Albers/Staff

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  • Bonita Springs resident Marilyn Anderson displays an oil-stained BP logo outside the South County Regional Library during a candle light vigil regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 in Estero. The demonstration was mirrored in over 200 other locations in the U.S. marking the 50th day of the  environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. David Albers/Staff
  • Eleven-year-old Matthew Decker, of Fort Myers, joins 20 other demonstrators outside the South County Regional Library for a candle light vigil regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 in Estero. The demonstration was mirrored in over 200 other locations in the U.S. marking the 50th day of the  environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. David Albers/Staff
  • Tony Backos, of Naples, lights the candles of his fellow demonstrators outside the South County Regional Library during a candle light vigil regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 in Estero. The demonstration was mirrored in over 200 other locations in the U.S. marking the 50th day of the  environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. David Albers/Staff
  • Twenty people demonstrate outside the South County Regional Library during a candle light vigil regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 in Estero. The demonstration was mirrored in over 200 other locations in the U.S. marking the 50th day of the  environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. David Albers/Staff
  • Fort Myers resident David Camps, center, demonstrates outside the South County Regional Library during a candle light vigil regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 in Estero. The demonstration was mirrored in over 200 other locations in the U.S. marking the 50th day of the  environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. David Albers/Staff
  • Emergency Oil Spill Vigil near Vanderbilt Beach Tuesday. A summer downpour scared some off, but to area residents attended the event at the Palm Beach Pizzeria after plans for a beach side vigil were scrapped due to the weather. About 20 people attended each of the events, which were among hundreds MoveOn.org helped put together across the country to demand an end to the U.S. dependence on oil and a transition to clean energy.
  • Eleven-year-old Matthew Decker, of Fort Myers, Tony Backos, of Naples and Marilyn Anderson, of Bonita Springs, left to right, demonstrate outside the South County Regional Library during a candle light vigil regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 in Estero. The demonstration was mirrored in over 200 other locations in the U.S. marking the 50th day of the  environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. David Albers/Staff
  • Twenty people demonstrate outside the South County Regional Library during a candle light vigil regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 in Estero. The demonstration was mirrored in over 200 other locations in the U.S. marking the 50th day of the  environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. David Albers/Staff
  • Estero resident Tithi Dutta Roy, center, laughs with her fellow demonstrators outside the South County Regional Library during a candle light vigil regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 in Estero. The demonstration was mirrored in over 200 other locations in the U.S. marking the 50th day of the  environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. David Albers/Staff
  • Fort Myers resident David Camps, center, demonstrates outside the South County Regional Library during a candle light vigil regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 in Estero. The demonstration was mirrored in over 200 other locations in the U.S. marking the 50th day of the  environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. David Albers/Staff

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