Many of you know Toni Preckwinkle as a longtime Chicago politician. Currently, she's Cook County Board President, a seat she's held since 2010.Before that, she served for almost 20 years as alderman of the 4th ward.But where was she at 25?
Bernardine Dohrn has quite the resume. She's founder of the Children and Family Justice Center at Northwestern, she lead radical groups like SDS and the Weather Underground and coordinated anti-Vietnam war demonstrations across the country.Oh, and she was on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List. Can you imagine what she was up to at 25?
It's hard to track down Ameena Matthews. She's constantly on call, always ready to keep conflicts in the city's most dangerous neighborhoods from escalating to homicide. But she wasn't always the one breaking up the fights and trying to keep the peace — Matthews will tell you herself, she didn't think she'd live to see 25, as most of her youth was wrapped up in life on the streets.