IMPACT
10/15/2010 02:14 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Philly Park Gets Brotherly Love From Community

Hunting Park has a surrounding community plagued with violence and poverty working against it.

But Leroy Fisher is trying to change that by making the North Philadelphia park its neighborhood's newest achievement.

Various sponsors, from the Fairmount Park Conservatory to Phillies' first baseman Ryan Howard, have joined the effort to clean up the park and build playing fields and, most recently, a playground, NBC Nightly News reports.

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Read more about the park's makeover on The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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