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    May 1, 2017

    These Boys Who Protested President Trump At His Rally Have Become A Huge Meme

    #717BikeLife

    On Saturday, Donald Trump held a rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to mark his 100th day in office as president of the United States.

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    Thousands of Trump supporters turned out.

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    Though the overwhelming majority of people at the rally were there to see the president, I snapped a photo of five young boys from the Harrisburg area who were riding their bikes around the complex where it took place. They were there to protest Trump.

    .@BuzzFeedNews These boys said they came down to the rally to protest Trump. They were also adamant about me hashta… https://t.co/PvSavWEYRk

    I saw the boys riding their bikes around the area where the event was taking place, showing off a cardboard sign with the words "Fuck Trump" written on it.

    The tweet resonated with people online, and now it's a meme.

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    "This is the Sandlot movie we needed," one person wrote.

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    Presenting Netflix's follow up to Stranger Things: #717BikeLife

    Some people added their own captions to select images of the kids.

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    And the tweets just kept rolling in.

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    Others asked, "How do I join #717BikeLife?"

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    One thing's for sure: These boys, who came down to the rally to exercise their First Amendment right to protest, are now gaining a small following online.

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    "I support the movement," another user tweeted.

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    And people love that they've taken matters into their own hands.

    These kids really bout that action #717BikeLife

    May you continue to be bold, #717BikeLife kids.

    Michael Blackmon for BuzzFeed News

    Note: BuzzFeed News did not document the kids' personal information since they were minors and no parents were around to give consent for an interview.

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