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Hilary Addison (left) cries on the shoulder of Minnie Lee both of Chicago, Ill., during the singing of the song "We Shall Overcome" as they join people from organizations from across the United States such as the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) at Upper Senate Park in Washington, D.C., Thursday, December 8, 2011, for an Interfaith Service for the Jobless, with unemployed workers and faith leaders. They are calling on Congress not to cut jobs and for the extension of unemployment insurance, which is set to expire at the end of the year unless Congress takes action. "I'm fighting for our people" said Ms. Lee. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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