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  • Hoop dreams still alive for dad paralyzed in shooting

    Hoop dreams still alive for dad paralyzed in shooting
    Shawn Harrington's mother used to brag about him being in the award-winning 1994 documentary "Hoop Dreams," featuring a teammate from the Marshall High School basketball team.
  • Animal-assisted therapy dogs work medical wonders

    Many people might think of the gymnasium-sized room at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago as a sad place. As we entered, there was a teenage gunshot victim learning to walk again, an older women working hard to come back from a stroke, a young boy...

    Ebert documentary, 'Life Itself,' gets thumbs up ★★★ 1/2

    Ebert documentary, 'Life Itself,' gets thumbs up ★★&#9733 1/2
    The documentary "Life Itself," directed by Steve James of "Hoop Dreams" and "The Interrupters" and based on the late Roger Ebert's 2011 memoir, could have settled for well-meaning hagiography or a feature-length pitch for sainthood. Many of Ebert's far-...

    Chicagoan raises tens of thousands for charities while biking or walking

    Chicagoan raises tens of thousands for charities while biking or walking
    Desmond Campbell is a marathon man who has traveled miles and miles — many of them by foot, some of them by bike and quite a few of them while virtually standing still. During the course of his travels, he has helped people in extraordinary ways....

    New Ronald McDonald House serves families, not skyline

    New Ronald McDonald House serves families, not skyline
    Does a good cause inevitably lead to good architecture? It's a touchy subject, especially when you're taking the measure of a building, like the new Ronald McDonald House in Chicago, which provides convenient, caring lodging for families that have a...