Pastor Weeps at Gang Member's Vigil
Paco Amodar, a pastor in Little Village on Chicago's west side, lives in a neighborhood rife with gang violence. He tells the following story about being invited to lead a prayer vigil for a young man who had been gunned down by a rival gang.
When I arrived at the vigil, a large crowd of young people—including many known gang members—had already gathered around the sidewalk where I would be ...
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