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15 August 2008

New York Times

NEWARK — On Thursday morning, two young men were in their bedrooms, safe and separated by only a ceiling. In the apartment upstairs, Bukhari Washington, 15, had just gone to sleep. At work at the local recreation center the previous day, he and four friends had practiced lip-synching New Edition's "Candy Girl" for a coming talent show. After work, he and his best friend, Daquan Cuttino, shot hoops and went to see the latest Batman movie. Bukhari had stayed up all... (

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