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Lives of violence, deaths of innocents

Outcry over youngest victims has echoed through city before

A memorial for Jermaine Goffigan, killed in 1994. A memorial for Jermaine Goffigan, killed in 1994. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
By Andrew Ryan, Meghan E. Irons, and Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / October 3, 2010

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The tuft of curls from his first haircut remains perfect after all these years, preserved in a plastic bag as a keepsake for a doting grandmother. Dorothy Haskins also saved tangible proof of the pain that, then as now, seized a city: a neatly folded newspaper from 1994 that screams: “Boy, 9 dies . . . Halloween gunfire tied to gang feud.’’ (Full article: 1118 words)

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