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6. It also doesn't mean a crime WAS committed either,
Mon Jun 24, 2013, 02:24 PM
Jun 2013

On edit: The media more then hyped the case, they intentionally misrepresented things by using a picture of Martin at age 12 (or 14, I'm doing this from memory) when the story came on the news, instead of using one that showed him at age 17.

I think it was the intentional attempt to make Martin look much younger then how old he actually was at the time of the shooting that made me start questioning the media reporting in this case.*

*I recognize in chronological terms 3 or 5 years isn't very much time as applied to adults, but the changes in people from 12 to 17 or from 14 to 17 is usually both significant and noticeable.

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