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For mothers of the accused, a separate anguish

Emotions of victims’ families always in mind

Diann Moore stood on Washington Street, a block from the homeless shelter where she has been staying, and looked for the Silver Line bus that would take her to Suffolk Superior Courthouse.

The 55-year-old Virginia mother of three wanted to time her arrival just right. She did not want to miss any testimony. But if she arrived too early, she risked coming face to face with the relatives of the four people her only son, Dwayne Moore, 34, is accused of killing.

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