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Pals, mentors, teachers grapple with teens' deaths in ice

DACULA -- Josh Emmanuel laid a yellow rose Monday on the burgeoning waterside memorial where, beyond a shattered pane of ice, his friends had plunged to their deaths about 48 hours prior. Emmanuel, 15, like most visitors, was dizzy with emotion, the two wooden crosses, piles of bouquets, teddy bears, candles and football memorabilia evidence that both boys were truly gone. But Emmanuel recalled a funny kind of dichotomy that made the victims -- Marvens Mathurin, 13, and Jacob Bullock, 14 -- an odd pairing.


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