Their shoes spilled down the stairway; their voices rang out the windows.
Long before the bombs ripped through Boylston Street, all six members of the Tsarnaev family had encounters with local police, some of them repeatedly.
One decade after they arrived bristling with expectation, the Tsarnaev family had imploded, each member marked by some personal failure within a culture they never fully understood or adapted to.
The Globe corroborated with several people who knew him just how plagued Tamerlan felt by the inner voices.
Some family acquaintances feared for his mental health, among them a doctor concerned it could be schizophrenia.
■ Casts doubt on the claim by Russian security officials that Tamerlan made contact with or was recruited by Islamist radicals during his visit to his family homeland.