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These four walls have seen it all
On Vernon Street, the rise and fall.
A gift to Texan newlyweds,
A place to offer a home and a bed.
My great-great grandma and her spouse,
Soon migrated to this house.


“I am a Leader”

Global Girl Media

“This is a winter inspired-beat I made. The aura of sound when I made it just felt like it belonged in the background of an arctic movie. While survivors of a cold blizzard plow through the snow, Piano and other instruments speed with tension.”


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Something BIG is happening

The Chicago Summer of Learning is now Chicago City of Learning - creating opportunities for young people to explore their interests and discover their possible futures all year long.

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CCOL loves Digital Badges

Digital badges represent levels of participation, knowledge, and skill and can unlock deeper learning experiences and special opportunities, and over time, access to internships, jobs, and school credit.