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5 November 2010

Harvard Crimson (USA)

This summer, Robert Freeman was shot dead in his neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago. He was 13 years old and riding his bike at the time. Sources say that after shooting him off of his bicycle, the masked gunman proceeded to stand over his wounded body and fire round after round — 22 in total. Tragic stories like Freeman's are too common these days in my hometown. If one wants more proof of Chicago's descent into gun-related horror, the evidence is too easy to... (

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