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Chicagoland Eye Associates Help Others See Without the High Cost

Chicagoland Eye Associates Help Others See Without the High Cost

Dr. Eric Tseng says he’s had patients as young as 10 who come to him for their first visit to any eye doctor, and they are almost blind. “It was completely unnecessary,” Tseng said. “All they needed was one doctor to catch their condition. Just one.” In February 2010, Tseng, an optometrist, opened his private practice, […]

Exposing Urban Kids to the Arts

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Exposing Urban Kids to the Arts

When Blair Holt, a 16-year-old South Side teen, was fatally wounded after shielding a classmate from gunshots on a CTA bus in 2006, news media from all over the world reported his death. A few Chicago residents were inspired to take action. Maurice Willis, 31, joined with others to create Lucid Life Works. Willis, who […]

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Breaking the Silence of Domestic Violence: A New Me Foundation

Felicia Simpson said she was 24 when a boyfriend threw a beer bottle at her and broke her nose. The relationship started as a typical love story, said Simpson. They had grown up only one block away from each other. When she first saw Juan, she was instantly attracted to him. She flirted. They exchanged […]

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Shawn Gaston Guilty of Murdering Cop

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Shawn Gaston Guilty of Murdering Cop

On Sept. 29, after two and a half hours of deliberation, a jury found a 22-year-old Englewood man guilty of first-degree murder and attempted murder in the 2009 fatal shooting of a Chicago police officer. The defendant, Shawn Gaston, was accused in the death of Chicago Police Department Officer Alejandro Valadez, who was shot after […]

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