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Killing of woman helping panhandler is another temptation to lose faith in Baltimore. Here's how to keep it instead.

Killing of woman helping panhandler is another temptation to lose faith in Baltimore. Here's how to keep it instead.

There are days and weeks in the city of Baltimore when it’s hard to think past the latest horror. This time the victim is Jacquelyn Smith, who, police say, was stabbed to death after being kind and generous to a panhandling stranger through a car window. Consider the utter depravity of that act, and it’s hard to think of anything else.

Since early 2015, we in this city have been pushed to the borders of hopelessness by the rise in violence, the revelations of cop corruption, and the dysfunction in leadership. The mayor taking campaign money from the...

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