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November 26, 2013 1:57 PM

A touching follow-up to the viral essay, 'I am Adam Lanza's mother'

One day after the school shootings in Newtown, Conn., last December, Liza Long wrote a controversial blog post urging the nation to turn its attention to treatment for the nation’s mentally ill youth. In it, she shared the story of her own son, “Michael” (not his real name). “I live with a son who is mentally ill,” she wrote.

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