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Program Breathes Calmer New Life into Angry Young Men

Late on the night of Oct. 13, 1992, 20-year-old Damion Cooper was shot in a dark alley in Baltimore, Maryland. The bullet lodged near his heart and he nearly died. The man who shot him went to prison, and Cooper became what he recalls as “a very angry and bitter young man.” “All the values I learned went out of the window. My faith was gone. I blamed the society. I blamed God. I blamed everyone for being shot. I didn’t understand,” he said. Finally, after more than four years,…

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