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29 December 2008

Houston Chronicle (Texas)

LOS ANGELES — After a Christmas Eve slaying in suburban Covina that left nine people dead, surviving family members on Sunday were grappling with how to best care for the victims' children. At least 13 young people were orphaned after the shooting and two others lost a parent, according to a family attorney. "We have to help them," said Jose Castillo, a relative who came out to the crime scene on Sunday to pay his respects. The shooting on Christmas Eve was at the... (

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