Wednesday, February 7, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Phyllis Duncan during a 2016 peace march in Maywood. | Courtesy Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch
Phyllis Duncan, the founder of Mothers of Murdered Sons and the Women’s Community Leadership Council, was recently among 10 people selected to be inducted into Triton College’s Distinguished Alumni Wall of Fame for 2018.
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Tuesday, September 3, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Brenda Windmon, 48, still has a photo of her 14-year-old brother, Michael Jones, which was snapped as he lay in the hospital near death and recently removed from surgery, his head swaddled in gauze the color of staunched blood, his face obscured by tape and tubes.
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Sunday, September 24, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: A photo of Michael Jones that was on the teen’s obituary.
Mothers of Murdered Sons (MOMS), a local support group for grieving parents who have lost children to violence, is planning a vigil for slain 14-year-old Michael Israel Jones, who was fatally shot multiple times on Aug. 30 while walking in Maywood.
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