Neighborhood: The Real You?

By: 
Noe Gil | The Teen Reporter

In Chicago, neighborhoods are a way to categorize a person. If you live in a bad neighborhood, you are automatically considered to be a bad person; if you live in a good neighborhood, you must be a good person.

But here's one problem: I reside in Pilsen, and I’m not a bad person.

Most of the time when I’m asked where I live, people look at me astonished and are quick to hide their valuables. Not everyone that lives in a bad neighborhood is bad. A person's environment, especially a teen, shouldn’t be his or her nametag.

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