Months of anti-government protests in Hong Kong have made headlines around the world.
While images and stories have struck a chord with people overseas, some have been inspired to fly thousands of miles to Hong Kong to take part in demonstrations.
The South China Morning Post met two Americans who said they felt compelled to come to the city to participate in the movement as US lawmakers considered " and later passed " legislation aimed at ensuring the "sufficient autonomy" of Hong Kong from Beijing.
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