CHICAGO
03/21/2011 09:30 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Chicago's Schools, Police Work To Stem Youth Violence

The weather is turning in Chicago. The snow has melted, and kids are beginning to spend more time outdoors. In some Chicago neighborhoods, that's dangerous.
High school senior Marcus Spies knows that all too well.

"When I got shot, it was no pretty sight to feel like. All I felt, it was burning in my whole right ribs," he says. "If I didn't get to the hospital in time, I would have been paralyzed all my life. I'm just glad to be here."

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