Hillary Clinton heckled, jeered by small group of protesters during DNC speech

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Hillary Clinton was heckled and booed by a small handful of individuals Thursday night as she delivered her primetime address at the Democratic National Convention formally accepting the party's nomination for president.

Here's a look at what was happening on the scene in Philadelphia:

The crowd responded to hecklers by drowning out the individuals and chanting, "Hillary! Hillary! Hillary!"

RELATED: See some of the anti-Clinton protesters

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Activists hold a banner against Hillary Clinton amid protest outside the Wells Fargo Center on the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., July 28, 2016. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
An opponent of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton holds a sign during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Bernie Sanders supporters protest U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 28, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Protesters wearing masks of presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump march with a group of cannabis advocates down Broad Street toward the Wells Fargo Center on the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., July 28, 2016. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter
A former Bernie Sanders delegate wears a Hillary Clinton presidential campaign sticker over his mouth as he protests during the third session at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 27, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Pennsylvania State Troopers face off with Bernie Sanders supporters and delegates outside of the convention arena after they stormed off the convention floor in protest when Hillary Clinton won the Democratic presidential nomination during the second day at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 26, 2016. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich
Signs of support for Hillary Clinton and protest signs are seen on the fourth and final day of the Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center on July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. / AFP / Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
People hold up signs in protest as Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention, Thursday, July 28, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/John Locher)
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Delegates watch as Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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The boos and heckles likely came from supporters of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a vocal group of progressives who feel that Clinton unfairly used the Democratic Party apparatus on her way to a primary victory.

Clinton became the first woman to accept a major US political party's nomination for president Thursday night. She will face off with Republican nominee Donald Trump in the general election.

Watch Clinton's full speech below:
Watch Hillary Clinton's full speech at the Democratic National Convention

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