07/10/2012 10:33 am ET Updated Jul 10, 2012

The Weight Of The City's Violence, On One School Principal

Violence in Chicago is making headlines nationwide, again. Murders are up, and more kids were shot this past school year than the year before.

The weight of the city’s struggle with violence falls heavier on some than on others. One person shouldering a lot is the principal of a South Side high school.

WBEZ talked with her recently. She was at the funeral of one of her students.

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