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This Summer

July 19,2010
Talia's Blog
Talia Rivera

Talia Rivera is a 33-year-old mother of two. As Executive Director of Villages without Walls, she works with high-risk gang members in Boston. [Read more]

The blocks are bleak; the street corner is barren. I drive by the liquor store and no one is loitering, not even the drunks. All but one of the boys is in jail. This is my first summer in three years without them.