IMAGES: Remembering the Market Basket Boycott, 5 Years On

Five years ago this week, employees of Market Basket declared victory after the grocery chain was sold to Authur T. Demoulas, reinstating the fired CEO and ending months of employee protests. These photos capture the months of drama that erupted after Demoulas' firing.

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Employees and customers hold a rally in support of Arthur T. Demoulas and Market Basket a the store's Headquarters in Tewksbury, MA July 25, 2014. Demoulas was stripped of his management role Monday June 23, 2014.
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Carol Medina, left, whose husband works at the Tewksbury Market Basket store as an assistant meat manager, said she fears for his job despite his 19 years of service with the company. Thousands of Market Basket employees, former employees, customers and supporters rallied in Tewksbury, Mass. on July 21, 2014.
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CHELSEA, MA - JULY 20: Eleanor Reyes, of Everett, Mass., pushes her cart past empty shelves at the Market Basket grocery store on July 20, 2014 in Chelsea, Mass. "I love coming here, I hope it all works out for everyone," she says. (Photo by Zack Wittman for The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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Customers look at limited options inside the produce section at the Market Basket in Tewksbury, Massachusetts on July 21, 2014.
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TEWKSBURY, MA - JULY 21: Steve Paulenka, recently fired from Market Basket, held up a stack of petitions he said were signed by customers in support of bringing back the former CEO. Thousands of Market Basket employees, former employees, customers and supporters rallied in Tewksbury, Mass. on Monday morning, July 21, 2014 to protest the ouster of former Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Demoulas. Speakers inlcuded recently fired employees and local politicians among others. (Photo by Dina Rudick/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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Market Basket assistant managers Mike Forsyth, left, and John Surprenant, second from left, hold signs while posing with employees in Haverhill, Mass., Thursday, July 24, 2014, in a show of support for "Artie T." Arthur T. Demoulas, the former chief executive of the Market Basket supermarket chain whose ouster has led to employee protests, customer boycotts and empty shelves, says he wants to buy the entire company. (AP Photo)
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TEWKSBURY, MA - JULY 25: Employees and customers hold a rally in support of Arthur T. Demoulas and Market Basket. (Photo by Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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LOWELL, MA - JULY 29: A sign that normally advertises groceries on sale outside of the Lowell, Mass. Market Basket now asks for the return of Arthur T Demoulas July 29, 2014.
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Authur T. Demoulas at a rally.
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Employees and customers hold a rally in support of Arthur T. Demoulas and Market Basket.
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A photo of Arthur T. Demoulas hangs inside an empty seafood case at Market Basket in Tewksbury, Mass. on July 21, 2014.
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New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan visited a Market Basket in Concord, N.H. after last night's deal to sell the company to Arthur T. Demoulas.
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Un caso sui géneris de empleados que no aceptaron una decisión gerencial y lograron su objetivo.
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TEWKSBURY, MA - JULY 18: Market Basket workers from two Fitchburg stores were transported to the rally courtesy of two employees that work there. They cheer as they leave the Rally at the Demoulas Super Markets/Market Basket headquarters in Tewksbury. Employees have demanded the reinstatement of Arthur T. Demoulas, who was ousted. (Photo by Joanne Rathe/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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A sign supporting Authur T. Demoulas was seen outside a Market Basket store in New Hampshire after the company was sold back to the fired CEO.
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