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  • Peter DaSilva is photographing people around Cleveland during the Republican National Convention this week and asking them what they think is the best thing about their candidate.</br></br> Karen Kerrigan, Margret Tucker and Katie Kerrigan watch as protesters dressed as sections of a wall with the slogan "No Mas Trump" line up along a street in Cleveland, July 20, 2016. Asked what Trump's best quality is, Karen Kerrigan said, "I run a business organization, he does have business experience so I think that is an attribute that a lot of business owners like."
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  • Protesters dressed as sections of a wall with the slogan "Wall off Trump" line up along one of the security fences around the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 20, 2016.
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  • Rose Mills, 59, from Pepper Pike, Ohio, poses for a portrait outside the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, July 20, 2016. She said of Trump, "I love the idea that he is an outsider, he is not a polished politician. He is also a business man, he is a family man and he is going to do a lot for this country as far as creating jobs and most of all keeping us safe and going forward and getting things done."
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  • Members of the Fort Worth Police mounted units prepare their horses for patrol on the third day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 20, 2016.
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  • Tourists take photos at Tower City Square in Cleveland on the third day of the Republican National Convention, July 20, 2016.
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  • Nihale Dennis gestures a peace sign toward a counter demonstration in Tower City Square in Cleveland, Ohio, July 20, 2016. He said of Trump, "He is exposing the deep-seated thought patterns of America that have been with us from Jim Crow and pre-Jim Crow. He is exposing a nerve in this country that needs to be addressed logically and with the most amount of peace possible."
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  • Cartoonist Vishavjit Singh, dressed as Captain America, poses for a photo in Tower City Square in Cleveland, July 20, 2016. When asked what the best thing about Trump was, he replied, "He is probably a good father, maybe, I can’t really think of very many good things to say about him. Right now he has so much negativity around him that prevents me from thinking about [it]. I am sure he has some good parts to him."
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  • Ira Birch, 27, of Richmond, Virginia, stands with protesters in Tower City Square with her "Cast Your Vote" ballet boxes, on the third day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 20, 2016.
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  • Montana delegate Ronald Fick, 76, is pictured in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 19, 2016. Fick, who says he worked for Presidents Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon and attended the Goldwater convention, said of Trump, "He's new and he's fresh and he's not part of the old establishment, long line of politicians. He's got a great business background which I think is very important."
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  • Indiana State Troopers stand along 4th Street on day two of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, July 19, 2016.
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  • Robbie Norwood, 33, of Spartanburg, South Carolina, is pictured in Cleveland on July 19, 2016. Norwood, who identified himself as a member of the "Delegates Unbound" movement said, "This man is a terrible, terrible representation of the Republican Party which is supposed to be the conservative opposition to the liberal Democrats."
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  • A local park visitor gestures as John Pudner speaks to the public during an open mic event for campaign finance reform at Tower City Public Square in Cleveland on July 19, 2016. Pudner said of Trump, "At least he has called out money in politics. He said you give these politicians contributions and they do whatever the heck you want, and that's really when he started to rise. I don't think he has thought up solutions, but at least he did point to it and said 'look the people are being bought under this system.'"
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  • U.S. Army veteran Garret Reppenhagen poses for a portrait on day two of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 19, 2016. Reppenhagen, who deployed to Iraq and Kosovo, said, "I'm hard pressed to think of one good thing about Donald Trump. I'd be hard pressed to say one good thing about Hillary Clinton either, but I think right now Donald Trump is by far the biggest danger to us as a country. Every time he opens his mouth, he's probably killing one of my brothers in uniform overseas."
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  • South Carolina and Georgia State Troopers move to another patrol location on day two of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, July 19, 2016.
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  • Seattle resident Alice Newberry, 22, holds bras during a CodePink action on day two of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, July 19, 2016. Newberry said, "I'm not happy with either candidate. I want a president for peace."
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  • Texas delegate JoAnn McCracken from Houston, Texas wears a patriotic dress with matching flag purse on day two of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio on July 19, 2016. She said, "I support Trump because I believe he is a real man. I can respect him. He is not always perfect, but he is honest to the best of his ability and he believes in our conservative values and I will support him until the end."
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  • Margaro Senquiz, 50, a boxing coach, poses for a portrait in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 19, 2016. He said, "Everybody is battling for position, I understand that, but we have to compromise."
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  • Peter DaSilva is photographing people around Cleveland during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week and asking them what they think is the best thing about their candidate.</br></br> Texas delegate Alee Corrales, 18, of Greenville waits with fellow delegates for buses to the Quicken Loans Arena on the first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, July 18, 2016. She says of Trump, "He's the true candidate that will actually take note of the Constitution. He cares more about the founding fathers' original intent than Hillary Clinton does."
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  • Texas delegates Bob Leonard, Karen Hale and Nick Weidenkopf wait for buses to the Quicken Loans Arena on the first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, July 18, 2016.
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  • Texas delegate Matthew Walbeck and his service dog, Titan, wait for a bus on the first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, July 18, 2016. Walbeck says of Trump, "For me he's better than Hillary. It's simple as that. I don't trust Hillary."
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  • “Dump Trump” protesters march through the streets of Cleveland outside the Quicken Loans Arena on the first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, July 18, 2016.
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  • Protester Angela McGill, 25, attends a “Dump Trump” rally on the first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, July 18, 2016. McGill says that she's politically undecided and the best thing about Trump is, "maybe that he's in good health."
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  • Texas delegate Toni Anne Dashiell waits with fellow delegates for a bus to the Quicken Loans Arena on the first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, July 18, 2016.
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  • Joe Gorman, 20, of west Ohio waits for fellow open-carry proponents to return to their cars after shopping in the Ohio City neighborhood of Cleveland on the first day of the Republican National Convention at the downtown Quicken Loans Arena, July 18, 2016. Gorman, who doesn't consider himself to be affiliated with either major political party, says of Donald Trump, "There's not really much I can really say about the guy. There's good and bad to him, just like any other candidate really. So I try not to pick sides."
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  • Local Cleveland residents who come across insulting messages written in chalk by “Dump Trump” protesters splash water to rub out the message on the first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, July 18, 2016.
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  • Jim Gilles, left, and fellow born-again Christians leave their counter-protest against a “Dump Trump” rally in Cleveland, July 18, 2016. Gilles’ top priority is the military defense of the United States. He says, "The president needs to defend the country militarily and financially."
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  • Tom Mitchell from Dallas, Texas, protests near the security entrance to Quicken Loans Arena on July 17, 2016, the day before the convention starts. Mitchell told DaSilva he hasn't voted for a balloted Democrat or Republican since 1972. "I don't think either candidate or either major party are getting things done," he says.
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  • Vietnam veteran Lou Pumphrey, 73, walks through downtown Cleveland with a peace flag over his shoulder on July 17, 2016, the day before the start of the Republican National Convention. Pumphrey says the best thing about Trump is his support for universal health care, but "he's an embarrassment to our country."
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  • Bob Kunst, 74, from Miami Beach, wearing a Hillary Clinton mask, waves at passers-by near the security entrance to Quicken Loans Arena on July 17, 2016. Kunst is a registered Democrat and former Clinton supporter, but he says he is supporting Trump for his position on national security and commitment to going after ISIS.
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  • Protesters march through the streets of downtown Cleveland in an anti-Trump demonstration the day before the start of the Republican National Convention, July 17, 2016.
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  • Amy Hedtke, 41, a national alternate delegate from Texas, wears patriotic boots on the day before the start of the Republican National Convention, July 17, 2016. "There isn't really a best thing I can tell you about the candidate, unfortunately,” Hedtke says, referring to Donald Trump. "We are going to end up with a repeat of the 2012 convention, where the establishment stomped the grassroots people into the ground, created a lot of divisiveness and ended up losing the election because of it."
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  • A Cleveland police officer asks a masked protester to show him the contents of his backpack during an anti-Trump march through downtown the day before the start of the Republican National Convention, July 17, 2016.
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  • Korean War veteran Harry Winfield, 86, is pictured at Cleveland's Public Square on July 17, 2016. Winfield, who considers himself politically independent, doesn't support Trump, but says, "He's saying something that is right, and the people are listening to it. There's an old saying that goes, 'If it's stupid and it works, it ain't stupid.'"
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  • Open-carry proponent Jason Collins wears a side arm as he watches his 1-year-old son Nathan play in a water fountain at Cleveland's Public Square on July 17, 2016. When asked what he thinks is the best thing about Trump, Collins says, "There's nothing good. I'm not a Trump supporter at all."
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  • People play in a water fountain at Cleveland's Public Square against the backdrop of Julian Raven's painting of Donald Trump on July 17, 2016. Raven is an alternate delegate for New York who says, "Donald Trump is a consummate executive with a lifetime of experience in the school of hard knocks that has supremely qualified him for the executive office of the presidency of the United States.
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  • Nicole Krofta, 14, gives 73 year-old Vietnam veteran Lou Pumphrey a hug after she spotted him walking through downtown Cleveland on July 17, 2016. Krofta says, "I wouldn't be in favor of Trump because I just don't like how he treats people and treats women and everything. It's just not right."
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