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Free Study Guide for There Are No Children Here by Alex Kotlowitz

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CHAPTER FOURTEEN



Summary

Two cases connected to the Cook County Jail have special significance to the people of Horner this summer: Urica Winder, eight years old, and Jimmie Lee. Both have to do with drugs, both make the newspapers, but both are incidents that the residents of Horner refuse to discuss.

Urica Winder is the only witness in a murder case. She had watched Lawrence Jackson and Bobbie Driskel kill her mother, her motherís boyfriend, Shirley, a friend of the family, and her four-year-old sister. They had repeatedly stabbed the four and.....

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The two cases connected to Horner are unusual in several ways. First, someone actually steps forward to testify against gang activities, and it is ironically a child. Second, the power Jimmie Lee had wielded is not invincible. A judge has stepped forward and accorded a vicious drug dealer the maximum penalty, a.......

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