Hong Kong protests mark 6-month mark with massive rally

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JOHN LEICESTER Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Almost hidden among the throngs of demonstrators who marched in Hong Kong on Sunday was one woman who crawled, literally on hands and knees on the rough road surface — an apt metaphor for the arduous path traveled by Hong Kong's protest movement in the past six months. Dragging bricks and empty soda cans on pieces of string behind her, the young woman elicited shouts of encouragement from fellow protesters. "Go for it!" they yelled. "Her performance art is about the difficulty, or the repetitiveness, of demonstrations," said one of her friends, who walked alongside and identified herself by her surname, Chan. "This is really a long-term struggle." And one that shows few, if any, signs of flagging. Hundreds of thousands of demonstr
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