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  • "I find myself drawn into watching or reading about it because it has taken on seemingly mythic worldwide importance," Paul Mones, an attorney from Portland, Oregon, wrote in an email. "In this modern world we simply refuse to accept that something so concrete can get so out of our physical reach and understanding. ... People just refuse to concede that the cause of the disaster will likely forever remain unknown."

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  • Clark, who won a landmark court decision forcing the Boy Scouts of America to release its "perversion files" on suspected child molesters in the organization, died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2013, of cancer-related causes at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, said Paul Mones, his co-counsel in the Boy Scouts case.

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