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Everybody is sick and in tears over this because these are two incredible kids,'' says Linda Wolvek, who teaches English at Polytechnic Math/Science Magnet High School in Sun Valley, where Fizza and Syed attend.
One family described a 16-year-old boy being taken, in tears, from the arms of his pregnant mother.
Some of my best students were in tears for days--then they simply disappeared from the student body," she says.