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Hundreds of thousands of people protest in the streets as part of the Women's March on Chicago, Jan. 21, 2017. | Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

As a renowned musician and teacher, Walter Levin led; others followed. Now it’s his wife of 66 years, Evi Levin, who leads, orchestrating every aspect of his life and trying to keep the music alive as he faces dementia.

David Eigenberg, of NBC's "Chicago Fire," joined thousands to jump in the freezing waters of Lake Michigan for the 17th Annual Chicago Polar Plunge at North Avenue Beach on Sunday, March 5, 2017. | Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

The Chicago Housing Authority is paying for some voucher tenants to live in luxurious homes, even as tens of thousands of other low-income Chicagoans are stuck on waiting lists for housing assistance. | Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

Irene Robinson said she is taking her grandchildren to Anthony Overton Elementary School in the fall, regardless of the Chicago Public Schools' (CPS) decision to shutter the building for good last month. "I'm not sending my grandkids anyplace else," said the 48 year-old grandmother of 13 children, the youngest of which is only 10 months old. | Ashlee Rezin/Progress Illinois

Ashake Banks, 39, a single mother, held her daughter in her arms as the girl lost her life in the hallway of the West Side home. On June 27, 2012, Heaven Sutton, 7, was fatally shot in gang crossfire while she stood at her mother's candy stand in the 1700 block of North Luna in the Austin neighborhood. Sept. 26, 2012 would have been Heaven's eighth birthday.