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Grieving for Derrion Albert

  • Aired: 02/14/2012
  • 03:34
  • Rating: NR
The murder of 16-year-old honors student Derrion Albert -- who was the victim of a violent confrontation between rival gangs in September 2009 -- was captured in a cell phone video that went viral, drawing attention to the nation's youth violence problem. In this excerpt from "The Interrupters," CeaseFire's Ameena Matthews helps Derrion's mother Anjanette Albert plan his funeral and vigil.
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The murder of 16-year-old honors student Derrion Albert rallied the nation.
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