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A tough climb up the economic ladder

“We didn’t run from where we grew up. We aren’t afraid to be associated with the people who came up with us.” That’s Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks writing in defense of his friend, DeSean Jackson, who was cut from the Philadelphia Eagles amid reports of gang ties.

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  • Headline: A tough climb up the economic ladder
  • Publication: Perspective, Pages 89 on 04/13/2014
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