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Lynn’s immigrants and police share a gulf

Language barrier, distrust block links

The attack on Damian Merida in July at Robert McManus field in Lynn left him with brain damage. (Erik Jacobs for The Boston Globe) The attack on Damian Merida in July at Robert McManus field in Lynn left him with brain damage.
By Maria Sacchetti
Globe Staff / September 25, 2009

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Steps from a park where a Guatemalan man was brutally beaten this summer, a group of immigrants lingering over lunch said they were all too familiar with crime. (Full article: 997 words)

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