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Bronx Residents Display Rebirth Of Borough
Bronx residents say the borough where former Secretary of State Colin Powell and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor lived in as children has been misrepresented. 
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Manicured homes line a street in the Longwood Historic District, in The Bronx borough of New York, Wednesday, May 22, 2013. A company that offered tourist treks to the Bronx "ghetto" has shut down under scathing criticism from neighborhood leaders offended by the tours that took mostly European and Australian tourists past food-pantry lines and "pickpocket" park. But other New York companies continue to show visitors, many of them foreigners who know of the Bronx only from movies, the grittiest part of the city's poorest borough. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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NEW YORK - MAY 26: A street in the South Bronx neighborhood where President Obama`s pick for the Supreme Court, Judge Sonia Sotomayor, grew up May 26, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City. U.S. President Barack Obama announced United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Judge Sonia Sotomayor as his Supreme Court nominee, replacing Supreme Court Justice David Souter. If confirmed, Sotomayor, 54, would be the first Hispanic judge to sit on the court. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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A young man runs under an elevated section of subway tracks in The Bronx borough of New York, Wednesday, May 22, 2013. A company that offered tourist treks to the Bronx "ghetto" has shut down under scathing criticism from neighborhood leaders offended by the tours that took mostly European and Australian tourists past food-pantry lines and "pickpocket" park. But other New York companies continue to show visitors, many of them foreigners who know of the Bronx only from movies, the grittiest part of the city's poorest borough. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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Folklorist Elena Martinez of City Lore, and her partner Bobby Sanabria, talk about their tours of The Bronx borough of New York, Wednesday, May 22, 2013. A company that offered tourist treks to the Bronx "ghetto" has shut down under scathing criticism from neighborhood leaders offended by the tours that took mostly European and Australian tourists past food-pantry lines and "pickpocket" park. But other New York companies continue to show visitors, many of them foreigners who know of the Bronx only from movies, the grittiest part of the city's poorest borough. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Al Quinones, who manages Playground 52, is interviewed at the venue, in The Bronx borough of New York, Wednesday, May 22, 2013. A company that offered tourist treks to the Bronx "ghetto" has shut down under scathing criticism from neighborhood leaders offended by the tours that took mostly European and Australian tourists past food-pantry lines and "pickpocket" park. But other New York companies continue to show visitors, many of them foreigners who know of the Bronx only from movies, the grittiest part of the city's poorest borough. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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The former Samuel B. White mansion, in the 1850's Greekl Revival style, survives in the Longwood Historic District, in The Bronx borough of New York, Wednesday, May 22, 2013. A company that offered tourist treks to the Bronx "ghetto" has shut down under scathing criticism from neighborhood leaders offended by the tours that took mostly European and Australian tourists past food-pantry lines and "pickpocket" park. But other New York companies continue to show visitors, many of them foreigners who know of the Bronx only from movies, the grittiest part of the city's poorest borough. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Bronx Residents Display Rebirth Of Borough

Bronx residents say the borough where former Secretary of State Colin Powell and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor lived in as children has been misrepresented. 

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