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Despair, resolve in Baltimore after 20 shot over the weekend
Surrounded by farmland at an Iowa facility for troubled youths, Gervontae Burgess' circumstances could hardly have been more different from those in his violent Baltimore neighborhood. Brad Knight, Burgess' football coach, remembers a bright young man with a broad smile and a desire to help others.
By Justin Fenton, Justin George and Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun
June 24, 2013