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Talking about the Zimmerman verdict with your kids




George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom at the end of the day during his trial in Seminole circuit court on Friday in Sanford, Fla.
George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom at the end of the day during his trial in Seminole circuit court on Friday in Sanford, Fla.
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In the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict, some African-American parents have wondered what they should say to their children. Liz Dwyer, the education editor at GOOD, faced this question as mom to two young boys, ages 12 and 9. 

She wrote about the verdict's impact on her family on her personal blog, Losangelista.com.  

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