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Antonio Gwynn Jr., 18, a high school senior, had marched for hours in downtown Buffalo to protest the killing of George Floyd. Early the next morning, he was shocked to learn the peaceful streets had turned violent after he left, with windows smashed and protesters reporting they'd been hit by police rubber bullets. “I was sad to watch all of that. There was a huge mess downtown,” said Gwynn. “I thought, ‘I should go out there and clean it all up.’" And so he did, with a broom and dustpan. Read Antonio's story in the Washington Post (A teen worked alone to clean Buffalo streets after unrest). Inspired? Respond with an open letter to Antonio.