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entered the counterculture, but those who did left a lasting impression upon society, and most of all themselves (108). The hippie movement of the mid- and late-nineteen sixties and the early nineteen seventies attempted to create a global society founded upon love and peace. Through nonviolent protests the hippies helped end the Vietnam War, gain black, women’s, minority, and homosexual civil rights, and spread friendship and harmony around the globe. Not in vain, the era lives on through their music, their peace sign, and their memories; Woodstock was even recreated in 1994. The hippie influence is even prevalent in America’s society of 1998, which still possesses a youthful counterculture of “sex, drugs, and rock and roll.” Buchholz, Ted, ed. The National Experience: A

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