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After the Oak Creek shooting, Punjab Singh is still in a coma

By Alex Halperin
Published August 30, 2012 11:51PM (EDT)
  ((AP/Courtesy Mandeep Kaur))
((AP/Courtesy Mandeep Kaur))

Almost four weeks after the shooting in Oak Creek, Wis., Punjab Singh, a Sikh priest remains in a coma. His son Raghuvinder Singh told the Associated Press:

"He was always sending us to buy books, uniforms and shoes for poor children...Any money he made from preaching, he would spend on donations. He wasn't interested in a bigger house for himself or a new car. He just wanted to help poor people."

Alex Halperin

Alex Halperin is news editor at Salon. You can follow him on Twitter @alexhalperin.

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