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LEARNING FROM A TRAGIC MISTAKE

Samantha Josephson was killed after getting into a car she thought was her Uber ride. Now her devastated parents are determined to make sure no one else is a victim
“Everyone considered her their best friend,” Marci Josephson says of her daughter.

Just weeks shy of her graduation from the University of South Carolina, 21-year-old Samantha Josephson was ready for a night out. Sami, as those closest to the “fun-loving, generous” senior called her, rounded up a few friends and headed to the Bird Dog, a favorite hangout near USC’s Columbia campus. But about 1:30 a.m. on Friday, March 29, Samantha got separated from her pals and decided to order an

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