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November 16, 2014 3:41 PM

Oak Park field honors young man who showed the way

Early next year, the city will open a new soccer field behind Oak Park Community Center, a few blocks up Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard from where Rod Rodriguez Jr. was shot. It will be a safe haven for young people in Oak Park and so the city, led by Councilman Jay Schenirer, plans to name the field after Rodriguez, a young man who showed other neighborhood kids the way.

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