Occupy Denver: Soggy weekend fails to douse protesters' passion (PHOTOS)

The tents resemble a Hooverville from the Great Depression.
The tents resemble a Hooverville from the Great Depression.
Photo by Jen Wohletz

The wet weather over the weekend did nothing to deter the core group of satellite Occupy Wall Street-inspired demonstrators camped out at Broadway and Colfax. Occupy Denver supporters vow to continue the camp-in in rain, shine and even into the snow season. Look below to see a photo essay of this weekend's protest.

High spirits -- and a handmade protest flag.
High spirits -- and a handmade protest flag.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz
Getting coffee refills from the "Thunderdome" on-site kitchen.
Getting coffee refills from the "Thunderdome" on-site kitchen.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz
Sidewalk action in between showers.
Sidewalk action in between showers.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz
Solidarity of purpose helps keep everyone warm.
Solidarity of purpose helps keep everyone warm.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz

 

Fed up and feisty.
Fed up and feisty.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz
A cheery, flannel-clad protestor.
A cheery, flannel-clad protestor.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz
The makeshift tarp-cover to help demonstrators stay dry.
The makeshift tarp-cover to help demonstrators stay dry.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz
The signs stay up while people dry off and try to sleep in the tents.
The signs stay up while people dry off and try to sleep in the tents.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz

 

Waterproof markers sure are handy in wet weather.
Waterproof markers sure are handy in wet weather.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz
Younger protestors cite hefty student loans and no jobs as a reason to shout.
Younger protestors cite hefty student loans and no jobs as a reason to shout.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz
The "Thunderdome" kitchen is serving 200-400 people every day.
The "Thunderdome" kitchen is serving 200-400 people every day.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz
Supporters drop off food, water and supplies constantly.
Supporters drop off food, water and supplies constantly.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz

 

The communal fruit box.
The communal fruit box.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz
Someone donated a homemade vegan pizz a-- it went fast.
Someone donated a homemade vegan pizz a-- it went fast.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz
A donation of smokes for the cause.
A donation of smokes for the cause.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz
Trash removal is done frequently to keep the camp clean.
Trash removal is done frequently to keep the camp clean.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz

 

Structural integrity is difficult in the rain.
Structural integrity is difficult in the rain.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz
A volunteer guards everyone's belongings at this makeshift post.
A volunteer guards everyone's belongings at this makeshift post.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz
There is no lack of signs in the camp.
There is no lack of signs in the camp.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz
Night falls, and organizers meet for a discussion circle.
Night falls, and organizers meet for a discussion circle.
Photo by Jenn Wohletz

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