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Friday, August 14, 2009

Lede of the week

Posted By on 08.14.09 at 11:47 AM

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"It was the second time Antwan had been arrested for car theft in three weeks.

"Wearing an unironed shirt and loose tie, the 13-year-old swaggered into Juvenile Court in Markham."

The first four paragraphs are just perfect. Writing like this gives me hope.

Not unrelated: Amazing NPR piece on the completely broken California prison system, via Balloon Juice, where John Cole's post on the failure of health care reform is also a must-read.

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