Former students call for inquiry into alleged assaults

Boston, MA--5/9/2016--Two men, who say they were sexually abused by teachers and administrators at the Fessenden School (cq), speak out at a press conference, with attorney Mitchell Garabedian (cq), on Monday, May 9, 2016. From left to right are Adrian S. Hooper Jr. (cq), John Sweeney (cq) and Garabedian. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: 10abuse Reporter: Jonathan Saltzman

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Two former students of the Fessenden School in Newton demanded a federal inquiry into alleged sexual assaults by staffers there in the 1960s and 1970s.

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 Boston, MA - 5/9/2016 - Boston Public School's Superintendent Tommy Chang speaks to reporters after a meeting on school water safety in Boston, MA, May 9, 2016. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

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