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As an American citizen, I understand the hatred some people have for Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the slain suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. However, refusing this person a burial place was totally uncalled for.
After all, all religious faiths teach compassion. Not for a murderer, but for one of God's creations.