Melvin Cook, age 16

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Lost to gun violence on June 17, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.

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  • Nickname:
    1 Big Mel
  • Number of children:
    1 0
  • Personality:
    1 Funny and fun to be around always cracking jokes and loved his mother and little brother
  • Occupation:
    1 student
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    1 wendell phillips
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