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Image caption Wednesday's protesters came prepared for tear gas. In just one week Hong Kong has witnessed two of its largest ever protests, as well its most violent protest in decades. At the forefront of these demonstrations are young people, many barely out of their teens. How did they get radicalised - and how did they manage to force the government's hand? "We screamed at people to run.". "My parents kicked me out after the protests.". "It was the first time I got tear gassed - tears were coming uncontrollably out of my eyes.". "I'm afraid to give my real name.". These are not words anybody would have expected to come out of the mouths of Hong Kongers - and certainly not ones aged between 17 and 21. Full story

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