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Ex-Colt's dream lives on: 'Shake and Bake' center overcomes financial troubles to serve thousands
Ex-Colt's dream lives on: 'Shake and Bake' center overcomes financial troubles to serve thousands

The Shake and Bake Family Fun Center sits at the end of a block of vacant houses. Trash is strewn in the street. The sidewalks are spotted with broken glass. But inside, kids are smiling and laughing. The latest Nicki Minaj track is pumping on the sound system and some of the older teens are showing off their tricks, skating backward fast, carefree on a winter night. "To kids around this area, this is the place to have fun," says 10th-grader Lornae Hughes-Pope, eating pizza with her sister. "It has less problems than other places. There are less arguments, less fights. Everyone who comes here is treated like family." This is the way ex-Baltimore Colt Glenn...

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