The Fund for Investigative Journalism

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  • Stolen Futures

    Chicago Reporter Investigative Journalism2010 The Chicago Reporter – As police pinned Derrick Reed to the hood of a squad car, one thought raced through his mind: “Oh, man. I’m going to go away. I’m 17 now.”

    The East Garfield Park teen’s coming-of-age story isn’t filled with school dances or football-team tryouts. Rather, the day that shaped his adolescence was Nov. 30, 2009.  (Read the series.)

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