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Davin
I came to StreetWise a year ago after living in Florida for some time. I was born and raised in Chicago, and even though I have been to 33 states, I always find my way home. I was living in a shelter when I got back from Florida and needed help fi...

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Jordan Vs. James
Russell: It's a good question. I don’t see a comparison between James and Jordan because Jordan had six titles for all six of the NBA Championships he’s been to. Undefeated. How many times has LeBron been to the championship? John: Seven. He’s 3-...

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Wonder Woman
Choosing a Halloween costume is the biggest decision a 6-year-old can make. Such matters are so important. Clown or princess? Fairy or vampire? At the Halloween pop-up shop I doggedly worked my way to the front of the pack, stood on tiptoes so I...

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Pride Month
As the summer months arrive, Chicago will light up with outdoor events; community gatherings, parades, festivals, meet-ups and just about any other reason to enjoy the warm weather and all the elation it is sure to evoke. Whether your idea of fun...

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Joanviet
I am a member of the Streetwise Transitional Employment Program, a branch of the organization that helps folks find careers as an alternative to vending. I work with Alexandria, who helps me to organize my resume, and highlights certain skills whi...