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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has not been able to contact the American dentist accused of killing a beloved lion in Zimbabwe, agency director Dan Ashe said on Thursday. Ashe, in a post on Twitter, called the killing of Cecil the lion "tragic" and said his agency will "go where facts lead" in its investigation of the lion's death. Suburban Minneapolis dentist Walter Palmer has admitted to killing the animal but said he believed the hunt was legal.
Kajuan Guinn was just 8, and recently reunited with his family after years in foster care, when his chronically ill mother died of complications from lupus. Two years after his mother died, Guinn ran away, following his father's path into a world of gangs, drugs and violence on the streets of Baltimore.