Survival Mode: Growing Up With Violence

Survival Mode: Growing Up With Violence

Fault Lines examines the psychological toll of violence on children growing up in Chicago's most dangerous communities.

​Life in Chicago's poorest neighbourhoods can sometimes feel like a warzone.

In 2015, an average of one person every three hours was shot in Chicago - more than in any other city in the US. Over the course of the calendar year, there were nearly 3,000 victims of shooting in the so-called Windy City.

"If you don't know somebody that's gotten shot or that's gotten killed, you're weird or something."

Rosalyn Collins, a 15-year-old high school student from Englewood.
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Survival Mode: Growing Up With Violence - Al Jazeera English

Fault Lines examines the psychological toll of violence on children growing up in Chicago's most dangerous communities.
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