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  • Roundabout Vaury. David Girard, 57, 3 children, responsible for the movement of Vaury's yellow vests. He opens the guard post yellow vests at 8.00 am on the roundabout Vaury.
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  • Blocking of a Spanish driver on the Guéret roundabout. Yellow vests sleep on the roundabout and continue their actions at night. Filtering, blocking or informing their movement to motorists.
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  • Joel Decoux, 64 years old and his wife Roselyne Decoux, 59 years old. It is their son who helps them at the end of the month.
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  • Joel Decoux, 64 years old, retired garage mechanic. To eat he raises pork, roosters and prepare preserves. Without that, he could not feed himself. For him the carbon tax is incomprehensible "why it is those who have a low impact who must pay for everyone".
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  • Roselyne Decoux, 59 years old. I'm proud of my son Yoann, proud that he supports the movement.
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  • Carol Stoeckel, 50 years old self-employed and she has three jobs. She supports the movement of yellow vests because for her there is an "economic genocide".
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  • Yellow vests remain on the roundabout Guéret all night to protect their equipment of thugs and looters. Brice cooks for the team.
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  • Guéret city of 13,000 inhabitants, and prefecture of Creuse. Creuse is the second poorest department in France and located in the "diagonal of the void".
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  • Guéret city of 13,000 inhabitants, and prefecture of Creuse. Creuse is the second poorest department in France and located in the "diagonal of the void".
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  • Roundabout of Saint Vaury. The movement of yellow vests is supported by "younger generations".
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  • Laetitia Depourtoux 33 years old, she is night nurse at the hospital. She buys the food on promotion, wholesale, and she freezes everything. Today, she can only shop at discount stores.
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  • Florian Dou, 32 years old. Leclerc de Gueret. "Every day I pay attention to what I spend. On my checking account I have 0 euros for 10 days. I keep you cash with me. "
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  • Gare de Gueret. Cars abandoned. The owners abandon them because they can no longer pay the charges.
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  • Tunnel roundabout Guéret. Yellow vest greeting the motorists who displays their support by honking it.
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  • Guéret primary school. Maureen and Madec Hartman. They show their support for the movement of yellow vests by placing the vest on the dashboard of their car.
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  • View of the city of Guéret. "Maybe we'll have nothing, but we do not try we will not know. We do this for our children". Laetitia Depourtoux, 33 years old, nurse and mother of three children.
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  • Aurore Clidiere, 32 years old with his son Elyone 4 ans. Caregiver at the hospital, she accumulates jobs. Her husband, Grégory is on sick leave. With 3 children, they have no savings and they often don't know how to finish the end of the month. The movement of yellow vests is their first protest movement in which they participate.
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  • David Girard, 57, 3 children, and Gregory Clidiere, 3 children, responsible for the movement of Vaury's yellow vests.
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