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    Attendees shared their stories of sexual assault and harassment during Saturday's #METOO rally at Handmade Toledo.

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    A message of solidarity on a large banner for survivors of sexual assault and harassment at Saturday's #METOO rally in UpTown.The banner will be displayed at the Collingwood Arts Center.

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    Helen Grubb brought her sign to the #METOO rally Saturday at Handmade Toledo. About 30 people turned out to share stories of sexual assault and harassment, and discuss solutions to the issue.

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    Carol Ann Allen discusses the importance of mental health care at the #METOO rally Saturday. Attendees shared stories of sexual assault and harassment, and discussed solutions to the issue.

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    Rebecca Facey discusses the importance of holding perpetrators of sexual assault accountable for their actions at the #METOO rally.

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    Kylee Gregg, center, and Juliette Dicks, right, listen as a speaker shares her story of sexual harassment during the #METOO rally.

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    Jennifer Reed shared her story at the #METOO rally at Handmade Toledo.

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    Attendees hold hands as they listen to stories of survivors of sexual assault at the #METOO rally.

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    Sheena Barnes, founder of Royalty United, discusses the importance of women supporting and respecting other women.

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    Co-organizers Beth Powder, left, and Emily Rippe-Desmond speak at the #METOO rally Saturday at Handmade Toledo.

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    Michelle Clossick, left, watches as her spouse Kristi Hannan writes Ms. Clossick's story on a banner at the #METOO rally.

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About 30 people turned out to share stories and hold signs to raise awareness about sexual assault and harassment at a #METOO rally at Handmade Toledo in UpTown Toledo. Attendees also signed their stories to a large yellow banner, which will be displayed at the Collingwood Arts Center. The hashtag began on Twitter, with women sharing their personal stories of survival of sexual assault and harassment. Scroll through the slideshow above for more photos. 

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