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Following the delivery of the jury's verdict in the Boston bombing trial, Liz Norden, whose sons each lost a leg in the bombings, speaks with media. (Stephen Savoia/AP)
Following the delivery of the jury's verdict in the Boston bombing trial, Liz Norden, whose sons each lost a leg in the bombings, speaks with media. (Stephen Savoia/AP)
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In federal court in Boston Wednesday morning, about two dozen people are scheduled to one by one tell convicted marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev what his crimes did to them and their families.

But as WBUR's David Boeri reports for Morning Edition, those victim impact statements will have no effect on Tsarnaev's formal sentence.

To hear the full report, click on the audio player above.

This segment aired on June 24, 2015.

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