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A group of fifth-graders came together to write an op-ed published last week in The Chicago Tribune in an effort to combat “the constant negative publicity their neighborhood receives” due to gun violence.

The students, from the Bradwell School of Excellence, live in the Chicago neighborhood of South Shore. South Shore has a relatively high rate of violent crime, but the kids wanted the world to focus instead on the good things about the community they love and call home…READ MORE.

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