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House panel hears opposing views on gun bill

Monica Cannon says her teenage son has grown up in Roxbury watching his friends get shot, one after another. He has been threatened with murder nine times himself.

“We have real-life conversations,” Cannon said. “When I can sit down with my 15-year-old son and he says to me: ‘I don’t want to be cremated. I want to be buried’ — there’s an issue.”

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