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‘Becoming a Man’ in Chicago

By Richard Whitmire — March 23, 2011 1 min read
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NPR profiles an anti-gang program there.

From the piece:

At least 15 students who attend Chicago Public Schools have died by gunfire during this school year. The number is higher for kids who are either dropouts or go to other types of schools. Chicago police report that the number of school-aged children shot to death in 2010 was 70. More than half of those were gang-related.

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