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Ben Carson met by protesters at two housing events

Ben Carson met by protesters at two housing events

Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson was met by protesters at two events at the Henderson-Hopkins School in East Baltimore, not far from the hospital where he rose to national fame as a pediatric neurosurgeon.

On Thursday, Carson was at the school for a housing fair, touring booths about various programs and posing for pictures. After Carson, surrounded by other officials and Secret Service agents, heard about the Sustainable Resource Center's program to teach children about lead poisoning, as well as its mascot, Leadie Eddie, a woman in purple scrubs confronted him holding a sign that read "HUD + Hopkins Promote Housing...

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