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Iraq Family Seeks Compensation for Son's Death

A Baghdad family whose 12-year-old son was killed by U.S. soldiers last summer is trying to find a legal avenue to file for compensation. The U.S. Army says the family has been paid $3,500.00. The family denies that. No independent court is available to hear the dispute. NPR's Ari Shapiro reports.

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Ari Shapiro has been one of the hosts of All Things Considered, NPR's award-winning afternoon newsmagazine, since 2015. During his first two years on the program, listenership to All Things Considered grew at an unprecedented rate, with more people tuning in during a typical quarter-hour than any other program on the radio.

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