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  title={Siblicide and Genetic Relatedness in Chicago, 1870-1930},
  author={Richard L. Michalski and Daniel P. Russell and Todd K. Shackelford and Viviana A. Weekes-Shackelford},
  journal={Homicide Studies},
  pages={231 - 237}
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