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Circling the magnolia tree
The protest ritual circles the century-old magnolia tree in front of City Hall.
-- Jim Genaro, for Asheville Daily Planet, Aug. 2007
Two girls pose under magnolia
Two Asheville girls were among the many young people who wanted their photos taken under the now-famous tree. --  Clare Hanrahan
Get off my lawn!!!
Lady Passion defies a mock sign depicting developer Stewart Coleman that protestors planted on the disputed parcel. -- Aperture Focus Photography (Edwin Shelton & Chuck Cassidy)
Tree and Witch at night
A black-clad Witch casts a spell around the tree at night.
-- James Edrada
Manoon, *Diuvei and Thai instrument at tree-sit
Manoon shows *Diuvei a Thai musical instrument during the tree-sit; protest signs are in the background. -- Clare Hanrahan
Cover of tree-sit journal with magnolia blossom
Many passersby decorated and wrote heartfelt messages in a public journal kept on the info table during the tree-sit. -- Magnolia-blossom photo/postcard by Mary Downing.
Page 1 of tree-sit journal
Page 1 of the tree-sit journal. (More to follow soon.)
"May the Cosmic Tree prevail!"
A spontaneous work of art in the journal. -- Holly Boswell
Twin trees
Twin Trees -- Denise McClellan. (Denise gathered the first 330+ signatures on the Stop Parkside petition.)
Tree blessing 2
Tree blessing 2 -- Denise McClellan
Lady Passion, Hayes & Hopson, City Hall reflected.
Lady Passion in front of the threatened century-old Hayes & Hopson building, with Asheville City Hall reflected in window. -- James Edrada