Occupy Wall St. message varies, but focus is fundamental change

MANHATTAN - As the Occupy Wall Street movement continues to grow, many are beginning to wonder what it will take to end the protests.

News 12 Long Island's Stone Grissom spoke with some protesters at Zuccotti Park to dig a little deeper into their demands.

Many of the protesters show up in lower Manhattan for very different reasons. Michele Moore, of Huntington, says she joined the movement because she was fired for being a whistleblower. Andrew Paladino, of Hempstead, says he wants a seismic shift in the financial system, calling for the government to do away with the Federal Reserve.

It is clear that many protesters can agree on a demand for economic reform. Most say they would like to see serious regulation of Wall Street, while others, such as Stony Brook resident Charlene Obernauer, are worried about unemployment.

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