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Slain 13-year-old remembered: ‘He was my only friend’ (Photo: Erin Hooley / Chicago Tribune)

Tyshawn Lee, 9, was gently laid to rest by adults who wondered: When a child is executed, who’s off-limits? (Photo: E. Jason Wambsgans / Chicago Tribune)

Remembering Tyshawn Lee: ‘Look out for us up there’ (Photo: Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune)

‘It’s unacceptable. They don’t have to do that.’ (Photo: E. Jason Wambsgans / Chicago Tribune)

‘I know who did it.’ (Photo: E. Jason Wambsgans / Chicago Tribune)

‘They don’t believe it but (the police) showed me his face’ (Photo: E. Jason Wambsgans / Chicago Tribune)