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Photos: Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders comes to Springfield



Bernie Sanders addresses the crowd during his speech. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Bernie Sanders addresses the crowd during his speech. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Those who could not get into the rally stand outside the gates to listen to Bernie Sanders's speech. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Those who could not get into the rally stand outside the gates to listen to Bernie Sanders’s speech. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Campaign supporter Matt Keating gives a speech prior to the arrival of Bernie Sanders. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Campaign supporter Matt Keating gives a speech prior to the arrival of Bernie Sanders. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Bernie Sanders waves to the crowd as he walks to the rally stage. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Bernie Sanders waves to the crowd as he walks to the rally stage. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Eugene native Nathan Thompson perches up in a tree prior to the start of the rally. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Eugene native Nathan Thompson perches up in a tree prior to the start of the rally. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Bernie Sanders and campaign supporter Matt Keating embrace prior to Sanders getting on stage. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Bernie Sanders and campaign supporter Matt Keating embrace prior to Sanders getting on stage. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Bernie Sanders supporters are placed on risers behind the podium. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Bernie Sanders supporters are placed on risers behind the podium. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

A rally-goer holds up a sign in the crowd. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

A rally-goer holds up a sign in the crowd. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Bernie Sanders rally-goers wait in line to get into the rally area. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Bernie Sanders rally-goers wait in line to get into the rally area. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Bernie Sanders supporters cheer during his speech while listening to him outside the rally gates. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Bernie Sanders supporters cheer during his speech while listening to him outside the rally gates. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

A Bernie Sanders supporter holds up a sign prior to the start of the rally. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

A Bernie Sanders supporter holds up a sign prior to the start of the rally. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Sanders campaign supporter Morgan Waters says a few words to the crowd prior to Bernie Sanders's arrival. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Sanders campaign supporter Morgan Waters says a few words to the crowd prior to Bernie Sanders’s arrival. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Bernie Sanders shares some statistics about the improvements in his campaign. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Bernie Sanders shares some statistics about the improvements in his campaign. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Eugene native Lilly Belle holds up a Bernie Sanders support sign while waiting in line. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Eugene native Lilly Belle holds up a Bernie Sanders support sign while waiting in line. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Bernie Sanders supporters cheer on stage prior to Sanders's arrival. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Bernie Sanders supporters cheer on stage prior to Sanders’s arrival. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

A rally-goer holds up a sign prior to the start of his speech. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

A rally-goer holds up a sign prior to the start of his speech. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Bernie supporters hold up signs while he speaks to the crowd. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Bernie supporters hold up signs while he speaks to the crowd. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally at Island Park in Springfield on April 28, 2016. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

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Taylor Wilder

Taylor is the head of the Emerald photo department. She has interned for Sports Illustrated, Banner Collective Video Production, and the Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Team. She is from Chicago, and no, she does not have an accent.