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October 2013

Hell Broke Loose

Hyinth Davis
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What the Watchman Saw

Corey Brooks
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How Dare I Still Be Happy?

Tu-Tu
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Both Feet Out

Benny Estrada
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The Walk Home

Juan and Esther Pitts
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Four Bullets

John McCullough
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A Twig in a Tornado

Timothy Clark
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A Message for Stupid People

Reggie
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The Scar Tells a Story

Daisy Camacho
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Meet the Juju-Man

Julian
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I Only Work Here

Thomas McMahon
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Trying to Break the Cycle

Kim
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September 2013

Don’t Trust Nobody

Ora Thompson
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How Long Will I Cry? Voices of Youth Violence

 In 2011 and 2012, while more than 900 people were being murdered on the streets of Chicago, creative-writing students from DePaul University fanned out all over the city to interview people whose lives have been changed by the bloodshed.

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