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Family of Pakistani girl killed in Texas school shooting begs U.S.: 'Please make sure this doesn't happen again'

ISLAMABAD - Sabika Sheikh spoke to her 9-year-old sister on the phone Friday, counting down the days before she would complete her high school exchange program in suburban Houston and return to the family home in Karachi, Pakistan.

"She told me that in 20 days we will be together," said the sister, Soha. "She had bought

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