Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich on the meaning of home

December 13, 2010

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The demolition of perhaps Chicago's most famous public housing project, Cabrini-Green.

Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich has been watching the demolition of public housing from her window. In 2008, she wrote about the meaning of home.

During "Eight Forty-Eight's" Mayor Monday look at housing in Chicago, the show revisited her reflective essay which proved just as timely and poignant today.

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