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A new book about Adnan Syed delves into Baltimore's racial and religious divides

A new book about Adnan Syed delves into Baltimore's racial and religious divides

I first moved to Baltimore in February 2001, just a year after Adnan Syed was found guilty of murdering his ex-girlfriend and fellow Woodlawn High School classmate Hae Min Lee. The story had largely disappeared from the news by that time, because it seemed like an open-and-shut case. According to the narrative, Adnan Syed had killed his ex-girlfriend, then dumped her body in Leakin Park with the assistance of his friend and drug dealer. The state had made a strong case against him and Syed had been found guilty on all counts.

In "Adnan's Story: The Search for Truth and Justice after Serial," Rabia Chaudry writes movingly of how Syed's community collapsed...

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