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Toomer's Corner rally draws thousands

Updated: February 19, 2011, 9:15 PM ET
Associated Press

AUBURN, Ala. -- A steady stream of people began to arrive early Saturday morning to mourn the poisoning of oak trees at Toomer's Corner, where Auburn fans have long celebrated wins.

The heartfelt demonstration continued well into the afternoon.

Fans took pictures and left gifts and tributes, including rolls of toilet paper that surrounded the two 130-year-old oaks located on the fringes of campus.

The rally reflected the depth of pain and frustration engulfing this small ...

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