Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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The father of the star of the documentary Hoop Dreams was shot and killed in the alley behind his home in Berwyn, the night before his son was to arrive for a visit. The Tribune ran a story in March looking back at the film and the lives it touched 10 years later.

 
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