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Fathers of Stephen Lawrence and Damilola Taylor speak out against knife crime

Stephen Lawrence and Damilola Taylor where both killed in violent attacks. Photo:

Two fathers from different parts of London both lost their sons in senseless acts of violence. Stephen Lawrence was 18 when he was killed while he waited for a bus in Eltham. Damilola Taylor just 10, stabbed to death in Peckham on his way home from the library. Neville Lawrence and Richard Taylor have campaigned for years, but today they spoke publicly together for the first time in a bid to tackle the increasing and deadly problem of knife crime in the capital