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Resource ID: #18407
Subject: Crime
Source: New Times (Miami)
Date: December 9-15


The New Times tells the story of Porche Williams, a mother at 12, killed at 15 by a her crack-dealing ex-boyfriend. Her mother was a drug addict and AIDS victim. She grew up without a father. The Department of Children and Families offered little help though it was frequently contacted about the case. At the time of her death no one had custody of the 15-year-old girl.

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