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D.C. mom plans nurse-in at Capitol, expects hundreds

Saturday - 8/4/2012, 9:51am  ET

WASHINGTON - A local mom angered at a series of episodes when breast-feeding mothers were told to cover up has planned a mass show of support for breast-feeding in public.

The Washington Post reports ( http://wapo.st/Q9Gf4E) Rachel Papantonakis has organized a gathering of several hundred people on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol on Saturday. Papantonakis, a mother of two, is calling the event the Great Nurse-In.

Children's entertainers will perform and a series of speakers will talk about breast-feeding.

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Information from: The Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com


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