Memorial grows for Bronx teen slain at bodega

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Crowds are continuing to come from far and wide to pay respects to Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz, the teen killed after being attacked in front of a Bronx bodega.

The story of Guzman-Feliz’s short life and brutal killing has been widely on social media since his death last Wednesday.

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Word has continued to spread, as has a memorial from him on the corner of Bathgate Avenue and East 183rd Street. Candles, pictures and more have taken over the area.

Friends of Guzman-Feliz are also asking visitors to sign a petition to turn the Cruz and Chiky Grocery Store into a recreational center.

They hope to have the rec center and a street named after Guzman-Feliz opened by the end of the year.

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