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Since the Great Recession, Arizona has cut programs that help poor families and spent more money on foster care and adoption services. The results have been tragic.
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Twenty-eight former Panthers players were killed in a 14-year span in New Orleans. Former coach Jerome Temple is trying to halt the deaths.
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This article was produced as a project for the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism.   Other stories in the series include: The Children of Central City The story behind 'The Children of Central City'
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From prison to the classroom: a former Panther’s tale of trauma and redemption.
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How a Central City couple plans to save their neighborhood — one football team at a time.
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This article was produced as a project for the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism. 
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Trauma can have a devastating impact on a child’s education. So why have some New Orleans schools failed to address the problem?
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"He was showing the same symptoms as somebody that was in the middle of a war."
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Rates of PTSD soar among Central City children, yet state budget cuts prevent access to mental health care.
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How does exposure to violence affect innocent young bystanders? What lasting damage does it cause? The Times-Picayune debuts an ambitous new series.  

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Nowhere was the massive COVID wave of winter 2021 more devastating than in America’s nursing homes, where 71,000 residents died in the surge. In this webinar, we’ll hear from the lead reporter in the USA Today series "Dying for Care," who will show how an original data analysis and an exhaustive reporting effort revealed a pattern of unnecessary deaths that compounded the pandemic’s brutal toll. Sign-up here!

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