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 Ehrick Harper. | Mike Lansu/Sun-Times

Ehrick Harper. | Mike Lansu/Sun-Times

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Updated: September 2, 2014 5:51AM



When the weather is nice, Ehrick Harper likes to sit outside of the Chatham Great Choice apparel store where he works.

Harper, 38, knows the store is on a particularly violent stretch of East 79th Street, but says he makes the two-hour commute from the West Side because he needs work. “I have to feel safe — it’s my job,” Harper says with a smile as he glances over his right shoulder at his co-worker. . . READ MORE



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