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Travyon's family in Britain

The family of Trayvon Martin, the black teenager shot dead by a neighbourhood watchman in Florida, have arrived in Britain. They're meeting Stephen Lawrence's mother Doreen Lawrence to say thank you for the support they've received

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Family of Trayvon Martin meet Stephen Lawrence's mother

The family of Trayvon Martin, the young black teenager killed by a neighbourhood watch guard in Florida in February, have arrived in the UK to thank the British public for their support.

The first person they went to meet was Doreen Lawrence, whose son Stephen was murdered by a racist gang in South London in 1993.

The police's failure to investigate his death properly led to an inquiry that described the Met as institutionally racist.

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