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Service held for 20-month-old homicide victim

Jamie Darrel, mother of slain child Asiah Maxam, is comforted by family at the child's funeral Friday at Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home in Schenectady.
Jamie Darrel, mother of slain child Asiah Maxam, is comforted by family at the child's funeral Friday at Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home in Schenectady.
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Friends and family gathered Friday morning for the funeral services of Asiah Maxam, just 20 months old when he died Sunday, the victim, police say, of homicide. The seats inside Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home were filled with mourners. Pastor Elaiani Lane told mourners that the answer to why this, as everything, happens is with God. “We may not understand the things that happen to people in the journey of life,” Lane said, “but we ...


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110efg13gd
June 24, 2011
7:53 p.m.

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This Mother, who is supposed to watch and safeguard her children, all seven of them, all under 10 years of age, has failed miserably. I'm sure that she has excuses, but that's all they are. It is so easy to make children, in fact, the easiest part, but it is a lifetme commitment, and so many don't see that. As a former single parent, I put my life on hold for quite a long time to ensure that I was there for my child. To say that she appreciates it to this day is an understatement.
Shame on her.

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