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Maslin was robbed and brutally beaten in the Eastern Market area in August 2012 after a night out with his friends following a Washington Nationals game.

‘Star Wars’ and the enduring appeal of Lando Calrissian

The iconic science fiction character has become an icon of pop culture suavity and a way to debate diversity.


Learning architecture from the pros

(Sarah Kaplan / The Washington Post)

Students use math and science in hands-on class.


After beating, fighting for recovery

On Aug. 18, 2012, Thomas "TC" Maslin was beaten and robbed in his Capitol Hill neighborhood. He suffered a brain injury, struggling to speak after the attack. Almost a year later, Maslin, his wife and 2-year-old son are putting their lives back together.


Searching for the words

(Linda Davidson / The Washington Post)

Thomas “TC” Maslin undergoes speech therapy in Canada after an attack last year in Capitol Hill severely injured his brain.

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The gray beyond: A family copes after tragedy

(Linda Davidson / Post)

A violent attack with a baseball bat left a District man with a brain injury that causes him to verbally misfire.


Finding the words to recover

On Aug. 18, 2012, Thomas “TC” Maslin was beaten and robbed in his Capitol Hill neighborhood. Almost a year later, Maslin and his wife are still on the road to recovery.


Man charged in Capitol Hill attack acquitted, but found guilty of robbing three later same night

Man acquitted in Eastern Market attack; convicted in another robbery.


Man convicted in Capitol Hill attack sentenced to more than 24 years

(Courtesy Abby & Thomas Maslin / COURTESY ABBY & THOMAS MASLIN)

Tommy Branch is one of three men charged in a brutal attack that left Thomas C. Maslin brain-damaged.


True justice for TC

(Courtesy Abigail Maslin / Courtesy Abigail Maslin)

What can we do to answer the crisis of violence that has upended my family’s future?