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Revisiting the Mystery Behind

In 1908, Chicago's police chief fired a number of shots that marked the end of one immigrant's life and the beginning of what many consider to be a persistent unsolved mystery. That mystery inspired Aleksandar Hemon's critically acclaimed novel, The Lazarus Project. In May's Chicago Magazine, writer Geoff Johnson revisits what happened from a non-fictional point of view.

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