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Understanding Dzhokhar Tsarnaev via Masha Gessen's 'The Brothers'

Understanding Dzhokhar Tsarnaev via Masha Gessen's 'The Brothers'

During high school in Cambridge, "Dzhokhar had continued to make good grades and good friends and make everyone happy. ... He was also both smoking and dealing weed, but he was such a perfect mirror of everyone's best expectations that even the most experienced Rindge teachers saw none of the usual signs: his clothes were purposefully messy, not stoner-messy; his big brown eyes appeared focused, if only ever for the minute or two it took to have a meaningful interaction with any of them in the school's vast hallway." That's from the book "The Brothers" by Masha Gessen, released in April. Gessen, a Russian American journalist, reported...

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