CHICAGO'S LAST HOPE

WILL A SAVAGE CRIME HELP THE CITY FACE ITS HATE?

When Lenard Clark's father enrolled his son in a martial-arts class, he wanted his 13-year-old boy to know that "the world isn't always kind" and to "be prepared for the bully that may be coming, because kids can be monsters." But Clark had no way of anticipating that when the world turned ugly for his son on the evening of March 21, there would be three bullies, not one. Nor did he know that they would be so monstrous: slamming Lenard's head against a wall, beating him into a coma and leaving him lying in an alley before going home to...

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