G17 Defendants Mostly White Kids with Good Teeth

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Thu, Jul 8th, 2010 14:00 by capnasty NEWS

From the glimpses gained on the video screen and hallway conversations, the G17 for the most part appear to be the middle-class progeny of the middle-aged urban professional class of this country. They are, in other words, reasonably affluent, lucky, mostly white kids with good teeth. Some are university students. Some still drive their parents' cars. Some of their parents have cottages. Some of their friends in the courtroom are cut from that delicate yet entitled cloth so familiar to teachers who work in large Canadian cities.

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