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Nipsey Hussle was killed next to a school. His death still haunts students

Kamryn Johnson dances with classmates after school Aug. 26. She is a student at View Park Preparatory Charter High School, across the street from the Marathon Store where Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed this year. (Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times)
Kamryn Johnson gets ready for school while listening to music in her room. (Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times)
Kamryn Johnson says music has helped her deal with the trauma of Nipsey Hussle’s death across the street from her high school. (Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times)
Kamryn Johnson says she still feels a jolt about Nipsey Hussle every day, sometimes triggered by the murals of the slain artist near her school, sometimes by the fencing that cordons off his store. (Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times)
Kamryn Johnson leaves her home to head to school at View Park Preparatory Charter High School, across the street from where Nipsey Hussle was killed. (Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times)
Kamryn Johnson, left, hugs alumna Jahvae Lewis after school on Aug. 26. (Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times)
Kamryn Johnson takes notes on perspective during English class at View Park Preparatory Charter High School. (Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times)
Kamryn Johnson tilts her head to get a different view of an optical illusion during class at View Park Prep. (Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times)
Kamryn Johnson dances with classmates after school. She was a dance team captain last year and is even more committed this year, her coach said. (Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times)
“She’s matured so much,” dance team coach Sherrell Bryant said of Kamryn Johnson. (Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times)
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