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Published on 31 May 2013 | over 3 years ago

Diane Sawyer looks at the courage and struggle to educate students under dangerous circumstances. Strawberry Mansion High School in Philadelphia is one of the most dangerous schools in the country, and the students are fighting to learn.
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Strawberry Mansion High School in Philadelphia is considered one of the most dangerous schools in this country. Located in a neighborhood where 40% of the families live in poverty and account for the the city's highest number of homicides and assaults. So World News Tonight wanted to know, who are the 435 students trying to get an education there? The kind of education so many of us take for granted.
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