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Katherine Russell was an “All-American” girl who played saxophone, was on her high school dance team and wanted to join the Peace Corps.
But she suddenly changed after meeting and marrying Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, according to friends.
She dropped out of college after only a year, converted to Islam and began wearing the hijab.
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Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was charged by federal prosecutors in his hospital room Monday with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction – a crime that carries a possible death sentence.
Officials have said Tsarnaev, 19, and his older brother set off the twin explosions at last week’s marathon that killed three people and wounded more than 180. His brother, Tamerlan, 26, died Friday after a fierce gunbattle.
Tsarnaev was listed in serious…
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