GOOD NEWS: Chicago Drill Team Gives Hope To South Side Youth

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From TheGrio.com:

The south side of Chicago can be a tough place to grow up. High poverty levels give way to daily shootings, gang violence and an overall sense of fear for many residents.

But in the midst of tragedy and chaos, shines a sliver of hope for Chicago kids and teens.

For 30 years, the South Shore Drill Team has acted as a refuge for Chicago’s youth — a place that instills respect, teamwork and self-esteem for 350 young men and women.

“The South Shore Drill team made me want to succeed in life,” declares 13-year old Durelle Davis.

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