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‘I’ve lived on the street before’ (access required)

Wesley Hawkins wants to pass along the help he got as a youth in Baltimore

Wesley Hawkins pulled into a parking space outside an East Baltimore high school, already running late for his weekly check-in with teenagers he mentors. His visit to a hospitalized student, another of the youths he counsels, had delayed him. Stacked on the passenger seat next to him were campaign signs: “Wesley Hawkins for Baltimore,” they read, ...

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