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Teen Paralyzed in School Beatdown Suing District

The 19-year-old man was noticeably absent when his multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the Irvington school board went to trial Monday in Superior Court in Newark.

The jury, instead of seeing Anwar Patterson, was shown two blown-up photos of the "fun-loving young man with the gift of youth," as his attorney said.

Source: Star Ledger. Read full article. (link)

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