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For Monocuco, that marginalization was deadly. “It was already a death sentence from even this moment many years ago when Alejandra was crying out against police brutality in her life,” said Amy Ritterbusch, who interviewed Monocuco in 2014 along with Salamanca, and is now an assistant professor in the Department of Social Welfare at UCLA.

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For Monocuco, that marginalization was deadly. “It was already a death sentence from even this moment many years ago when Alejandra was crying out against police brutality in her life,” said Amy Ritterbusch, who interviewed Monocuco in 2014 along with Salamanca, and is now an assistant professor in the Department of Social Welfare at UCLA.

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