Savannah Davis, 16, of Lufkin, Texas, poses on the Wellspring campus. Travis Dove/for NPR hide caption

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Wellspring students do high steps on the tennis court. Exercise is paramount at Wellspring, and a little rain doesn't get in the way of outdoor activities. Travis Dove for NPR hide caption

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Supporters cheer at a rally as Cain announces his run for the Republican presidential nomination in Atlanta in May. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Princeton professor Cornel West was arrested when he spoke outside D.C. Superior Court on Oct. 17. But even as he was being led away in handcuffs, West told the crowd, "We have no quarrel with the police. They are working people, part of the 99 percent, too."

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