Too Young To Die
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Wiping tears from his eyes at the funeral for his granddaughter, Wilbert Pointer mourns the loss of Siretha White. Siretha, a 10-year-old girl was shot and killed by a spray of bullets while attending her birthday party in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood. Eight days before another young girl, Starkesia Reed, was killed blocks away. Over 300 people, including Siretha's classmates, teachers, church leaders, as well as the Mayor of Chicago and the Governor of Illinois attended her funeral.