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Lauren Shapiro with her Aunt Jennie, cropped

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Lauren Shapiro with her Aunt Jennie.

Lauren Shapiro with her Aunt Jennie.

Lauren Shapiro with her Aunt Jennie near the Grotto

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Lauren Shapiro with her Aunt Jennie near the Grotto.

Lauren Shapiro with her Aunt Jennie near the Grotto.

Lauren Shapiro with her Aunt Jennie

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In front of the Lauren Shapiro's home in the Pelham Parkway housing projects with her Aunt Jennie.
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In front of the Lauren Shapiro's home in the Pelham Parkway housing projects with her Aunt Jennie.

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