Father: “hows [sic] that for making love not war?”
“They were between the riot police and the rioters, and the riot police were actually charging forward, and Alex got knocked by a [police] shield and fell to the ground,” he told CBC News. “[Scott] was comforting her and gave her a kiss to say, ‘It’s going to be OK,’ and the photographer just took the shot at that moment.”
Update: it’s far less romantic than might have seemed—they were beat to ground by shields.
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