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Violence and fear for kids who dare to be different

Amy Moore

Published 25/07/2004 | 00:11

WHEN I hear the word "nigger" used over and over in a song, I must admit I think those must be the lyrics of some kind of freak. He must be part of the Ku Klux Klan?

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But instead I find out that the writer has captured the imaginations of teenage kids and adults who look up to him for his painful lyrics.

His name is Marilyn Manson, and he has been through the same crap as the kids who listen to his songs, growing up and taking abuse from people who think he is weird. He wants to share and express his pain in his songs.

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