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We Asked People At The RNC In Cleveland: Why Are You Voting For Trump?

Owen Shroyer, from St. Louis, Mo., says he is voting for Trump because something has to change.
Owen Shroyer, from St. Louis, Mo., says he is voting for Trump because something has to change.

During our time covering the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week, we asked pretty much everyone we met why they were supporting Donald Trump.

Here are some of their answers:

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Owen Shroyer from Missouri
Debbie Rocks from Ohio

Debbie Rocks, from Cleveland, says she believes in Trump's promise that he'll "make America great."
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Debbie Rocks, from Cleveland, says she believes in Trump's promise that he'll "make America great."
Anne Mazone from Texas

Anne Mazone, a Texas delegate, is a Republican through and through, so she is voting for the nominee.
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Anne Mazone, a Texas delegate, is a Republican through and through, so she is voting for the nominee.
Demetra De Monte from Illinois

Demetra De Monte, from Illinois, says Trump addresses her two main concerns: immigration and trade.
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Demetra De Monte, from Illinois, says Trump addresses her two main concerns: immigration and trade.
Bob Koontz from Florida

Bob Koontz, from Florida, is concerned about one thing: the Islamic State. Trump, he says, will handle it.
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Bob Koontz, from Florida, is concerned about one thing: the Islamic State. Trump, he says, will handle it.

Eyder Peralta
Eyder Peralta is NPR's East Africa correspondent based in Nairobi, Kenya.