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What Grows In Bad Neighborhoods?

March 22, 2012 by


I grew up in a diverse working class inner city neighborhood, two blocks from the elevated train (the el) in one direction and two blocks from a low-income housing development (the projects) in another. Ever since I left home, people I’ve met have been quick to inform me that I come from a ‘bad neighborhood.’ […]