Thousands gather to see Bernie Sanders at Fort Mason rally

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders shakes the hands of supporters as he arrives at a rally for his 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A jogger runs past a vendor stand before U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders holds a rally for his 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A supporter of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders sports many buttons on the back of a hoodie before a rally for Sanders’ 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The line of supporters for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders snakes past the statue of former congressman Phillip Burton before a rally for Sanders’ 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Rally goers go through security before a rally for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland’s Tony!Toni!Toné! perform at a rally for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
David Campos, Chair of the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee and former Supervisor, speaks at a rally for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Nina Turner, a national co-chair of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign, speaks at a rally at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Rally goers cheer as Nina Turner, a national co-chair of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign, speaks at a rally at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders greets the thousands in attendance at a rally for his 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Rally goers snap pictures and record video of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders at a rally for his 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally for his 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A large crowd listens as U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally for his 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A man waves a Grateful Dead flag as U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally for his 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A doppelgänger for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders smiles while attending a rally for Sanders’ 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A rally goer holds a sign at a rally for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Rallygoers cheer on U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders at a rally for his 2020 presidential campaign at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Two young women cheer as U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally for his 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Rallygoers hold up campaign signs as they cheer on U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders at a rally for his 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Supporters cheer as U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally for his 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally for his 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Rallygoers cheer as U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders concludes his speech at a rally for his 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and his wife, Jane O’Meara Sanders wave at the crowd after his speech at a rally for his 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, alongside members of his family, and Sarah Lee Guthrie, granddaughter of Woodie Guthrie, sing “This Land Is Your Land” at the conclusion of a rally for his 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders greets supporters at the end of a rally for his 2020 presidential run at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason on Sunday, March 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Thousands of Bernie Sanders supporters made their way to Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason to cheer on the United States senator as he makes his second bid for president on Sunday, March 24, 2019. The rally was the last stop through California following rallies on Friday and Saturday in San Diego and Los Angeles.

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