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Brothers in infamy

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  • Writer: Jeff Donn and Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press
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BOSTON — Tamerlan Tsarnaev was an amateur boxer with muscular arms and enough confidence to arrive at a sparring session without protective gear. His younger brother Dzhokhar was popular in school, won a city scholarship for college and liked to hang out with Russian friends. 

Overnight, two young men previously seen only in grainy camera images were revealed Friday to be ethnic Chechen brothers suspected in a horrific act of terrorism.

Tamerlan Tsarnaev (left) fights Lamar Fenner during the 201-pound division bout at the 2009 Golden Gloves National Tournament of Champions in Salt Lake City, Utah. (AFP Photo)

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