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One year ago in Charlottesville

White nationalists participate in a torch-lit march on the grounds of the University of Virginia ahead of the Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, August 11, 2017. The rally was billed as a protest over the city council's plan to remove two Confederate statues from downtown parks. Hundreds of white nationalists descended upon Charlottesville, many armed with shields, clubs and other weapons.

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White nationalists participate in a torch-lit march on the grounds of the University of Virginia ahead of the Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, August 11, 2017. The rally was billed as a protest over the city council's plan to...more

White nationalists participate in a torch-lit march on the grounds of the University of Virginia ahead of the Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, August 11, 2017. The rally was billed as a protest over the city council's plan to remove two Confederate statues from downtown parks. Hundreds of white nationalists descended upon Charlottesville, many armed with shields, clubs and other weapons. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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White nationalists participate in a torch-lit march at the University of Virginia. The following day, at the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017, James Fields rammed his car into counter-protesters, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer and injuring several others.

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White nationalists participate in a torch-lit march at the University of Virginia. The following day, at the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017, James Fields rammed his car into counter-protesters, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer and injuring...more

White nationalists participate in a torch-lit march at the University of Virginia. The following day, at the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017, James Fields rammed his car into counter-protesters, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer and injuring several others. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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Heyer's death capped a day of clashes after hundreds of white supremacists, neo-Nazis and others descended upon the city, drawing national attention to the "alt right" movement that had grown bolder since President Donald Trump's election.

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Heyer's death capped a day of clashes after hundreds of white supremacists, neo-Nazis and others descended upon the city, drawing national attention to the "alt right" movement that had grown bolder since President Donald Trump's...more

Heyer's death capped a day of clashes after hundreds of white supremacists, neo-Nazis and others descended upon the city, drawing national attention to the "alt right" movement that had grown bolder since President Donald Trump's election. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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Counter-protesters gather on the grounds of the University of Virginia. Trump faced intense criticism after the protests when he seemed to equate the white nationalists with the counter-protesters, saying there were "very fine people on both sides."

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Counter-protesters gather on the grounds of the University of Virginia. Trump faced intense criticism after the protests when he seemed to equate the white nationalists with the counter-protesters, saying there were "very fine people on both...more

Counter-protesters gather on the grounds of the University of Virginia. Trump faced intense criticism after the protests when he seemed to equate the white nationalists with the counter-protesters, saying there were "very fine people on both sides." REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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Christopher Cantwell recovers from being pepper-sprayed as he and other white nationalists participate in a torch-lit march at the University of Virginia. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Christopher Cantwell recovers from being pepper-sprayed as he and other white nationalists participate in a torch-lit march at the University of Virginia. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Christopher Cantwell recovers from being pepper-sprayed as he and other white nationalists participate in a torch-lit march at the University of Virginia. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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White nationalists participate in a torch-lit march. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

White nationalists participate in a torch-lit march. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

White nationalists participate in a torch-lit march. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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A member of the alt-right is given medical treatment after being pepper sprayed as white nationalists participate in a torch-lit march at the University of Virginia. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

A member of the alt-right is given medical treatment after being pepper sprayed as white nationalists participate in a torch-lit march at the University of Virginia. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

A member of the alt-right is given medical treatment after being pepper sprayed as white nationalists participate in a torch-lit march at the University of Virginia. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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White nationalists participate in a torch-lit march. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

White nationalists participate in a torch-lit march. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

White nationalists participate in a torch-lit march. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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Counter demonstrators attack a white nationalist during a rally in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Counter demonstrators attack a white nationalist during a rally in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Counter demonstrators attack a white nationalist during a rally in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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White nationalists are met by a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

White nationalists are met by a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

White nationalists are met by a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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White nationalists stand behind militia members in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

White nationalists stand behind militia members in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

White nationalists stand behind militia members in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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People struggle with a Confederate flag as a crowd of white nationalists are met by a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Justin Ide

People struggle with a Confederate flag as a crowd of white nationalists are met by a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Justin Ide

People struggle with a Confederate flag as a crowd of white nationalists are met by a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Justin Ide
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Member of a militia stands near a rally in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Justin Ide

Member of a militia stands near a rally in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Justin Ide

Member of a militia stands near a rally in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Justin Ide
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Virginia State Police use pepper spray as they move in to clear a clash between white nationalists and a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Virginia State Police use pepper spray as they move in to clear a clash between white nationalists and a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Virginia State Police use pepper spray as they move in to clear a clash between white nationalists and a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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White nationalists clash with a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

White nationalists clash with a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

White nationalists clash with a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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White nationalists shelter behind shields, displaying the Southern Nationalist flag, after clashing with counter protesters at a rally in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

White nationalists shelter behind shields, displaying the Southern Nationalist flag, after clashing with counter protesters at a rally in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

White nationalists shelter behind shields, displaying the Southern Nationalist flag, after clashing with counter protesters at a rally in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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White nationalists clash with counter protesters at a rally in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

White nationalists clash with counter protesters at a rally in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

White nationalists clash with counter protesters at a rally in Charlottesville. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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White nationalists clash with a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

White nationalists clash with a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

White nationalists clash with a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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First responders stand by a car that was struck when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Justin Ide

First responders stand by a car that was struck when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Justin Ide

First responders stand by a car that was struck when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Justin Ide
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Rescue workers assist people who were injured when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Rescue workers assist people who were injured when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Rescue workers assist people who were injured when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Rescue workers assist a victim who was injured when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Rescue workers assist a victim who was injured when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Rescue workers assist a victim who was injured when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Rescue workers assist people who were injured when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Rescue workers assist people who were injured when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Rescue workers assist people who were injured when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Rescue workers assist people who were injured when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Justin Ide

Rescue workers assist people who were injured when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Justin Ide

Rescue workers assist people who were injured when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Justin Ide
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Rescue workers transport a victim who was injured when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Rescue workers transport a victim who was injured when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Rescue workers transport a victim who was injured when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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A woman who was injured when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

A woman who was injured when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

A woman who was injured when a car drove through a group of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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A Virginia State Trooper stands guard at the crime scene where a vehicle plowed into a crowd of counter-protesters and two other vehicles (rear) near the "Unite the Right" rally. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

A Virginia State Trooper stands guard at the crime scene where a vehicle plowed into a crowd of counter-protesters and two other vehicles (rear) near the "Unite the Right" rally. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

A Virginia State Trooper stands guard at the crime scene where a vehicle plowed into a crowd of counter-protesters and two other vehicles (rear) near the "Unite the Right" rally. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
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A local resident of Charlottesville, who did not wish to be identified, wipes tears from her eyes at a vigil for those killed and injured when a car plowed into a crowd of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

A local resident of Charlottesville, who did not wish to be identified, wipes tears from her eyes at a vigil for those killed and injured when a car plowed into a crowd of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

A local resident of Charlottesville, who did not wish to be identified, wipes tears from her eyes at a vigil for those killed and injured when a car plowed into a crowd of counter-protesters. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
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President Donald Trump reads from a prepared statement as he delivers remarks on the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, from his golf estate in Bedminster, New Jersey. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump reads from a prepared statement as he delivers remarks on the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, from his golf estate in Bedminster, New Jersey. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump reads from a prepared statement as he delivers remarks on the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, from his golf estate in Bedminster, New Jersey. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Unite The Right rally organizer Jason Kessler is helped by police after being tackled by a woman after he attempted to speak at a press conference in front of Charlottesville City Hall a day after the rally. REUTERS/Justin Ide

Unite The Right rally organizer Jason Kessler is helped by police after being tackled by a woman after he attempted to speak at a press conference in front of Charlottesville City Hall a day after the rally. REUTERS/Justin Ide

Unite The Right rally organizer Jason Kessler is helped by police after being tackled by a woman after he attempted to speak at a press conference in front of Charlottesville City Hall a day after the rally. REUTERS/Justin Ide
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A photograph of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer is seen amongst flowers left at the scene of the car attack. REUTERS/Justin Ide

A photograph of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer is seen amongst flowers left at the scene of the car attack. REUTERS/Justin Ide

A photograph of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer is seen amongst flowers left at the scene of the car attack. REUTERS/Justin Ide
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