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It is the day of Terence’s sentencing. It is being held in Skokie, because the county courts are so overburdened. A young man, a courtroom spectator, overhears the state’s attorney and a fellow prosecutor say in a stage whisper loud enough for those around them to hear that they’re going to “stomp Terence and Tony Oliver into the ground.” The young man just shakes his head in disbelief at the attitude of people dealing with other people’s lives. Audrey discusses a plea with the prosecutor who wants the two boys to serve ten years each. She finally gets him to.......