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United States

20 October 2008

San Francisco Chronicle

Jonisha Tucker caught a 5:45 a.m. bus every school day to make a 1½-hour trip to George Washington High in the Richmond District, taking her far from her housing project in San Francisco's Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood. Family members hoped the school — along with their supervision — would protect her from the drugs, gangs and violence surrounding the Alice Griffith housing development, where the 16-year-old girl grew up with her mother and two older... (

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