The school stands out as a bright symbol of hope in a struggling Bronx neighborhood.
But that hope, as the brand-new Validus Preparatory Academy in Bathgate prepares for its first graduation, has been badly wounded by the murders of two of its students by stray gunfire in just half a year.
- Validus Preparatory Academy,
- teen deaths,
- New York City,
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