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She was fragile when I first met her. She wasn’t confident, or in possession of her own perspective on many topics, hadn’t developed strong oratory and communication skills and was emotional.

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Closed classroom

When it began, I was just a timid girl with the weight of the classroom around me. Foreign faces and loud voices. I clearly couldn’t open up here. 171 mots de plus


My face flushed red as the adrenaline coursed through my body. I couldn’t be more embarrassed! My words – or rather, the way I spoke my words to my brother – betrayed something about our relationship that I wasn’t ready to hear.

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Family DNA Searches Seen as Crime-Solving Tool, and Intrusion on Rights

The leads have dried up in the killing of a young woman in Queens during a jog last summer.
Tips about potential suspects have gone nowhere. 42 mots de plus


Cold case murder of Righteous Brothers singer's ex-wife solved

Investigators used a controversial DNA testing method to solve the decades-old killing of the ex-wife of Righteous Brothers singer Bill Medley, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said Friday. 36 mots de plus


Pushing for familial DNA testing in NY

For 25 years, police in southern Los Angeles struggled to identify the perpetrator responsible for killing at least 10 black women over the course of three decades, known as “The Grim Sleeper.” 68 mots de plus


My Dad has moved out and I’ve calmed down a bit since I wrote my last missive. The space has allowed me some time for research and reflection.

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