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Boston marathon bomber Dhzokhar Tsarnaev: Why killers become heartthrobs

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On the fifth anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing, Sheila Isenberg, author of “Women Who Love Men Who Kill,” explains what happens when killers become heartthrobs, and why we make celebrities out of murderers.

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