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Real estate investor Christ Stamatos in the vandalized Roxbury apartment building recently bought by his family business. Real estate investor Christ Stamatos in the vandalized Roxbury apartment building recently bought by his family business. (Globe Staff Photo / Michele McDonald)
By Jenifer B. McKim
Globe Staff / December 23, 2008

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George and Christ Stamatos know their newest apartment building in Roxbury needs work. A lot of it. Chunks of plaster have dropped from the ceilings, black mold creeps along walls, and thieves recently ripped out copper plumbing, causing a flood that soaked the floors. (Full article: 1049 words)

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