In this April 4, 2013 picture, children play kickball on a vacant lot alongside a blighted row house in Baltimore. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that 21.8 percent of American children are impoverished.
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Fans and members of the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers wait for power to return in the Superdome during an outage in the second half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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Head coach John Harbaugh (L) of the Baltimore Ravens and Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers speak to the media during a press conference for Super Bowl XLVII at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on February 1in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Ravens will play the 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday.
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Left: Head coach John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates after defeating the New England Patriots in the 2013 AFC Championship game at Gillette Stadium on Jan. 20, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. Right: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers calls out before the 49ers take on the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship game at the Georgia Dome on Jan 20, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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San Francisco 49ers punter Andy Lee (4) looks on during a power outage in the second half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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Former Baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver waves to the crowd during a celebration in honor of the 1979 Orioles American League pennant winners before the baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates in Baltimore, June 13, 2008.
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Future Hall of Famer Andy Robustelli leads the Giants in a workout session at Yankee Stadium -- home to some of the greatest moments in NFL history, including the 1958 championship game between the Giants and the Baltimore Colts. (Ever-after known as "The Greatest Game Ever Played, the battle ended when the Colts won in sudden death overtime.) "Players today have contracts that pay them to train year-round," Grier says. "So they can concentrate on making themselves stronger and tougher and faster. In our day, we practiced to learn the plays and to keep our bodies in shape. But we weren't involved in weight-training and those kinds of things to make our bodies tough."
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Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith walks off the field after an NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Baltimore, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012.
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Majid Khan is seen in 1999 during his senior year in high school in Baltimore, Maryland. Khan, 27, is now jailed at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh, left, chats with his brother, San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh, center, and their father, Jack, before their NFL football game in Baltimore on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011.
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Ben Nix, from NFL security, carries the Vince Lombardi Trophy in preparation for a news conference between San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh and Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh for the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game on Feb. 1, 2013, in New Orleans.
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Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy after his team defeated the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game in New Orleans, Feb. 3, 2013.
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Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis during the 2013 AFC Championship game at Gillette Stadium on January 20, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.
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Baltimore Ravens safety Bernard Pollard answers questions from the media during Super Bowl XLVII Media Day at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 29, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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The Baltimore Ravens celebrate at the conclusion of a 34-31 win over the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on February 3.
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Art Modell, previous owner of of the Baltimore Ravens comes onto the field for halftime celebrations of the ten year Super Bowl anniversary team during the game against the Buffalo Bills at M&T Bank Stadium on October 24, 2010 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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From left: Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh and his brother, San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh, appear at a joint press conference ahead of the NFL's Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, La., Feb. 1, 2013.
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William J. Thornhill, 20, Army, Pvt., Baltimore, Md.
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Joe Flacco of the Baltimore Ravens (L) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers (R).
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Fans and members of the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers wait for power to return in the Superdome .
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Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, left, and designated hitter Chris Davis, right, high-five teammates after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 in a baseball game, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, in St. Petersburg, Fla.
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At a robotics lab at Johns Hopkins University, a research team explores new technologies. Hopkins creates jobs, even businesses, but many of Baltimore's residents lack the right skills to get them.
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Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon leaves the courthouse after being convicted on a single charge she took gift cards intended for the city's poor
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Screeners at Baltimore-Washington International Airport were the first to get the Transportation Security Administration's new badges
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Police stand guard at row homes in Baltimore where a gunman opened fire at a backyard cookout
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Trent Dilfer of the Baltimore Ravens and Kerry Collins of the New York Giants
Brandon Harlee in his Baltimore neighborhood
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Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos throws a pass against the Baltimore Ravens in the third quarter during the game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 5, 2013 in Denver Colorado.
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Retired Infantryman Brendan M. Marrocco uses his transplanted arm to brush his hair back during a news conference Tuesday, Jan. 29. 2013 at Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore. Marrocco received a transplant of two arms from a deceased donor after losing all four limbs in a 2009 roadside bomb attack in Iraq. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
The flag was still there, over Fort McHenry in Baltimore harbor, 1814.
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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a visit to Ellicott Dredges during his second 'Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tour' in Baltimore, on May 17, 2013.
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Exercise rider Rudy Quevedo trots Preakness Stakes entrant Oxbow for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas on the track at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Thursday, May 16, 2013.
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Beyoncé performs during halftime at the NFL Super Bowl XLVII game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens in New Orleans on Feb. 3, 2013
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San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh reacts during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game against the Baltimore Ravens on Feb. 3, 2013, in New Orleans.
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San Francisco 49ers punter Andy Lee looks on during a power outage in the second half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game against the Baltimore Ravens in New Orleans, Feb. 3, 2013.
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Alex Rodriguez watches from the dugout during the first inning of Game 5 of the American League division baseball series against the Baltimore Orioles, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, in New York.
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Command units set up outside Johns Hopkins in Baltimore after a gunman shot a doctor and then barricaded himself inside a room before killing his mother, then himself.
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Tom Brady (No. 12) of the New England Patriots hikes the ball against the Baltimore Ravens during their AFC championship game at Gillette Stadium on Jan. 22, 2012, in Foxborough, Mass.
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A Transportation Security Administration official walks past passengers at Baltimore Washington International Airport
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David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox walks back to the dugout during a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park in Boston on Sept. 21, 2011
Just say no: A billboard in Baltimore displays a sexual-abstinence message
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Linda Groeber, 67, downplayed her problems when a daughter visited her in Baltimore
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O'Malley takes a tour of the city's inner harbor on a police patrol boat
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Stuart Katz, left, and Jeff Kovack, college friends who bought a place in Baltimore.
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Ed Burns, David Simon, and George Pelecanos at the corner of North Bond and North Patterson In Baltimore, Maryland
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President Barack Obama receives a copy of Republican ideas from House minority leader John Boehner ahead of the GOP House Issues Conference in Baltimore
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About 400 drive-ins currently operate in the United States, including Bengie's, above, in Baltimore, Maryland.
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In this file photo of Saturday, March 14, 2009 U.S. biologists Elizabeth H. Blackburn from San Francisco (left), and Carol Greider from Baltimore pose next to a bust of Paul Ehrlich.
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Julie Halvorsen, left, receives the second dose of the trial swine flu vaccine from nurse Kim Rincavage at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez sits on the bench after being left out of the lineup for Game 5 of the ALDS playoff series against the Baltimore Orioles in New York, October 12, 2012.
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Trainers check on Kansas City Chiefs quarterback MATT CASSEL (7) before he had to leave the game in the fourth quarter during Sunday's football game against the Baltimore Ravens at Arrowhead Stadium.
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Bridget Roberts of Columbia, Maryland, receives an experimental vaccine designed to prevent her from contracting the H1N1 swine flu virus at the University of Maryland in Baltimore.
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New York Yankee fans watch from the upper deck as past Yankee greats are introduced during a ceremony before a baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, at Yankee Stadium in New York