04/27/2013 09:21 pm ET Updated Jun 27, 2013

Before Bombs, a Battered American Dream


It was a blow the immigrant boxer could not withstand: after capturing his second consecutive title as the Golden Gloves heavyweight champion of New England in 2010, Tamerlan Anzorovich Tsarnaev, 23, was barred from the national Tournament of Champions because he was not a United States citizen.

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