This is my City

A amazing story. Read and share with others please.

Jessica Marie Baumgartner

I can’t believe I have to address this again. This seems to be the sentiment from many people in my city, but this is where we’re at. After Ferguson so many of us said never again. The media loves to eat up the violence in St. Louis. I hate how they also seem to enjoy leaving out vital elements of what’s really happening, but I guess that’s why writers and artists exist, to get the real story out.

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There has been an obvious issue with overuse of police force in St. Louis for some time. But it is not cut and dry. The police are not the evil bad guys that the people have to destroy. The police are people too. I have ties to both sides. I’ve never tried to hide that.

So when I went to the Loop last night, seeing the destruction caused by violent opportunists I…

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