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Topic - David Cepeda
With helicopters whirling overhead and police officers spread out on the grounds, the event that unfolded at Dodger Stadium could easily have been mistaken for a rave gone bad or a riot _ if the people the police were watching hadn't been wearing baseball caps and toting giant foam fingers.
"It's absolutely stupid that they have to do it, but if that's what it takes to keep us safe it's fine with me," said David Cepeda as he walked toward the stadium hand-in-hand with his 8-year-old daughter, Brianna. Thursday was her birthday and he was taking her to her first Dodgers game.