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United States

15 January 2006

Guardian (UK) / AP

LONGWOOD, Florida — Family and friends mourning the loss of a troubled teenager prepared a candlelight vigil Sunday to remember the boy, who died two days after being shot by deputies at his middle school. Christopher Penley, 15, was officially pronounced dead at 4:57 a.m., the Seminole County Sheriff's Office said in a statement posted on its Web site. The boy had been described as clinically brain dead Saturday and was kept alive so his organs could be harvested... (

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