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    By Rob Eshman

    January 22, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    In a narrow Jerusalem alley a few blocks away from the souvenir shops of Ben Yehuda Street, a former drug addict who wants to be called Shimon is telling me the story of his horrific childhood.

    Born into a large Chasidic family in Eilat, Shimon and his 11 siblings were repeatedly...