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    A Tale of Two Cities

    Chicago is. It is a series of paradoxes and transitions, of ever-changing paradigms and whimsy. It is both beautiful and putrid, both corrupt and a pillar of truth, an unstoppable force for change while holding onto the past with howling desperation. Chicago’s inherent dichotomy is reflected in the people, buildings, neighborhoods, history, and, most definitely, in its vampires.

    Anyone who knows Chicago knows that division is part of its makeup. It has two of almost everything. Newspapers, pizza styles, baseball teams — Chicago is often referenced as the most segregated city in the world. Those borders, often disguised as viaducts, were intentionally put into place by systematic political machines with overtly racist and bigoted bias. While many of those machines were dismantled via the unending waves of time, the scars remain and some of that machinery is still in working order perpetuating age-old agendas and schemes.

    Chicago is a gilded city. Beautiful and glittering, a wonder of modern development laid upon the bones of history and the backs of the less fortunate. A home to some of the ...


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