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We all need to thank the Browns for Michael. Because Michael's going to make it better for our sons to be better black men.  

— Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson whose agency is now in charge of security in Ferguson, Missouri, where unarmed teenager Michael Brown was fatally shot by a policeman last week.
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