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Coalition seeks to curb youth violence

Boston TenPoint group to hold summit in D.C.

In a single week last month, a 25-year-old woman was slain in Mattapan, as was a 21-year-old man in the South End and a 72-year-old woman in Dorchester.

Their deaths capped a horrific week of three fatal shootings in Boston, a deadly stabbing, and host of nonfatal acts of violence, familiar in many urban communities.

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