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06/13/2011 08:50 am ET Updated Aug 13, 2011

Young Musicians Try To Keep Humboldt Park Arts Program Alive

"They live in one of the wealthiest cities and wealthiest nations in the world, and some of these students have barely anything," principal Trisha Shrode says. "Some of them don't have clean clothes. They don't have items for school."

Here, a music program is not just a music program. For many students, it is a way out of the neighborhood, to a better high school and, in some cases, a better life.

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