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  • Here ends the story of the Hurricane.

Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• About the five kids wounded in a drive-by shooting near 66th and Michigan yesterday evening? Steve Bogira

• About the death (and life) of former boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, who was wrongly convicted of murder twice? Mick Dumke

• That a 16-year-old kid apparently hid in the wheel well of a Boeing 767, flew from LA to Hawaii, and lived to tell the tale? Drew Hunt

• About the city’s crackdown on gutter punks in Wicker Park? Tal Rosenberg

• About the generational divide in hat-wearing among black women in church? Steve Bogira

That downstate emo icons American Football are reuniting?

• The entirety of Grantland’s Detroit Week, in which they devoted an entire week to the Motor City? Tal Rosenberg

• That Chicago is America’s funniest city? Aimee Levitt