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Jul 17, 2013 1:07 PM by NBC News

Boston Bombing Suspect on 'Rolling Stone' Cover Stirs Controversy

BOSTON (WHDH) - On the cover of "Rolling Stone" magazine is an image of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev looking more like a rock star than an alleged terrorist.

In the lower right-hand corner the cover reads: "The Bomber" followed by "How a popular, promising student was failed by his family, fell into radical Islam and became a monster". The article includes interviews with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's high school and college friends, some teachers and neighbors who knew him.

It's not the story that has many outraged; it's the way he is portrayed on the cover.

"They're trying to make him look like a rock star and he's a horrible person that did a horrible thing," said Rachel Carfarella, who hates the magazine cover.

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