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    17Feb2010

    OC Register: Hunger strikers camp at Disney headquarters

    By Sarah Tully

    Five new fasters set up camp outside Disney Corporate headquarters in BurbankFive hunger strikers are camping out in front of the Walt Disney Co. headquarters in Burbank as the hotel union keeps pushing Disney to meet its contract demands.

    The new hunger strikers moved to Burbank on Tuesday night after eight others ended their week-long fast in front of Disneyland Resort hotels in Anaheim. The participants are only consuming water during their fasts.

    This morning, a Methodist minister led an informal Ash Wednesday religious service at the protest site, said Leigh Shelton, a spokeswoman for the union, Unite Here Local 11.

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