CNN: Barber, student journey across Chicago’s economic divide

CNN reports:

(CNN) — Division Street runs across Chicago, separating the city more than just geographically.

Teddy Williams knows this well. He grew up in the 1980s in Chicago’s infamous Cabrini Green housing project on Division, a street he said stays true to its name.

Though the neighborhood was notorious for its gang-infested streets and violence, Williams, now 40, remembers the neighborhood differently. He remembers playing with his childhood friends, running up and down hallways of his apartment building, and listening to Slick Rick on big boom boxes.

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