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9/24/2017

Baltimore, MD — On a balmy afternoon in West Baltimore, Van Brooks and an exuberant gaggle of adolescents have gathered outside on a city sidewalk, preparing ...

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Van Brooks continues to overcome long odds

WBALTV 11 - Kim Dacey/News Reporter
9/17/2017

BALTIMORE — For most people, a life-altering accident would be enough to make them give up. But Van Brooks is not most people.

Brooks has taken ...

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Loyola Blakefield graduate Van Brooks has turned life-altering tragedy into triumph

Towson Times — Rachael Pacella/Reporter
9/1/2017

Van Brooks' roots in the Towson community are apparent inside the youth center he opened and operates in West Baltimore's Franklin Square community, where ...

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Loyola grad has turned tragedy into triumph

Towson Times — Courtney McGee/Reporter
8/25/2017

Baltimore, MD—Sept. 25th is a significant date for Van Brooks, as it will mark the 12th anniversary of the injury that changed his life ...

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