When leaders of the Maplewood Neighborhood Association first suggested the organization counter persistent gang issues by donating money to a ...
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July 12, 2013
Third-grader Vanessa Litvinov works out a math lesson on the board at the Slavic Christian Academy. The children of immigrants generally have better educational opportunities in the United States than they did in their home countries, where Christians were often persecuted.