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Camp teaches peaceful solutions

Reaches out to at-risk children

Tamayah White, 9, jumped rope yesterday during the Red Auerbach Future Stars Sports and Leadership Program at John Marshall Elementary School. ''Here [at the camp] they teach you about not doing bad things and to stay in school,'' said White. Tamayah White, 9, jumped rope yesterday during the Red Auerbach Future Stars Sports and Leadership Program at John Marshall Elementary School. ''Here [at the camp] they teach you about not doing bad things and to stay in school,'' said White. (David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)
By Brian R. Ballou
Globe Staff / August 16, 2008

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Last year, two alleged gang members led police on a foot chase that ended in a gunfight in front of John Marshall Elementary School on Westville Street in Dorchester. Several months later, police discovered a homicide victim slumped in his car in the school's back parking lot. And three weeks ago, police shut down Westville Street while they investigated a ... (Full article: 616 words)

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