Large crowd at QuikTrip protests peacefully

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FERGUSON, MO (KTVI) – Many people ran for their cars when rain struck at about 8:30 pm, but people returned almost immediately after the shower stopped ten minutes later. The crowd is huge, it's diverse and everyone wants to share their story.

Many had children with them, kids in strollers, and Pre-K kids, middle school kids and up. They're here with their families. Many families left about an hour or so ago, but some still remain. Some wanted to talk to me about how they discuss this with their kids. Tammika Thomas and her kids ranging in age from 9 to 13. She said she was taking them to their first day of school in the Ferguson-Florissant school district, when one of her kids confronted her with questions and fears she knew she had to address immediately.

FOX2 talked to at least 50 people at the QuikTrip, all but one said they thought the curfew will be abided by residents. Some protestors fear rebellion could happen if outsiders come in looking to start trouble.

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