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A Baltimore teen’s death inspires three loved ones to combat youth violence in different ways: ‘It’s our medicine’

December 20, 2023

Even as a small, skinny child, Dakarai Baldwin was brave. A funny and bright student, Dakarai talked easily to girls and adults. He carried himself with confidence and never shied away from a challenge, loved ones say. Marquise Williams, his best friend, said Dakarai, nicknamed “Bonk,” rarely expressed vulnerability. Until the 17-year-old believed he was going to die. He died in a triple shooting in May 2022, one of 20 minors aged 17 and under who were killed in Baltimore last year.

 

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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