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He says the streets are quiet and that the 24-hour stores in the neighborhood have started closing at night.
Now, he said, "I am saving it for when I get detained." He added that he and others were worried that after the current targets, the Bush Administration "would come after green-card holders and then citizens." Another woman, a store owner in the neighborhood, argued: "We should register so they can lock us up?"
The brothers were also close but when Warren graduated high school a year early and found work, Nathan began hanging out on the corner with some guys he knew in the neighborhood who introduced him to marijuana.