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Orphaned by murder, two sisters meet their past

Boston women find family in El Salvador

Maria Cebollero (left) and Imelda Auron (far right) met kin they hadn’t seen in 21 years.
Maria Cebollero (left) and Imelda Auron (far right) met kin they hadn’t seen in 21 years. (Globe Staff Photo / Dina Rudick) Globe Staff Photo / Dina Rudick
By Yvonne Abraham
Globe Staff / August 28, 2005

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LAS FLORES, El Salvador -- Imelda Auron replayed her memories of that summer night thousands of times. Her older brother's hand over her mouth. A sister shot twice trying to flee the gunmen. Her parents dead on the dirt floor. It was 1980. She was just 4. But the images were knife-sharp. (Full article: 497 words)

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