RANCHO MIRAGE, CALIF. - Demonstrators endured near-record breaking temperatures Friday to catch a glimpse of a presidential motorcade.
Protestors were largely self-segregated into distinct groups: Vietnamese immigrants, Taiwanese immigrants and Falun Dafa followers, a religion outlawed in China. Protests were mostly peaceful, but took on a circus-like atmosphere when Tibetan protestors streaked along Bob Hope Drive. Vietnamese residents from Orange County, Calif. carpooled to the summit site to defend Vietnamese fisherman they said were killed by Chinese aggression in the South China Sea.
Demonstrators held posters, flags, microphones and banners with their messages for both presidents.
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