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Jackie Robinson West did hard part, now it’s up to the rest of us

Updated: September 3, 2014 2:40AM



The story of Jackie Robinson West is a reminder that a systemic problem in any of Chicago’s neighborhoods — violence, poverty, failing schools or homelessness — is a problem in our own. It’s something the politicians at Jackie Robinson West’s victory rally should remember, too: The victories of our youth come only when we take the steps necessary to prevent the losses.

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