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As Philly budget talks begin, groups impacted by gun violence say more funding can make a difference

NORTH PHILADELPHIA - Millions of dollars are being proposed to stop the bloodshed in Philadelphia. The plan is part of the mayor’s budget being reviewed by city council.""A guy like this, this is what we need more of," gunshot survivor Maurice Hill stated.At New Options More Opportunities in North Philadelphia, they preach real models instead of role models.

25-year-old Hill survived a shooting and sees why that’s important."People who have been through it, to not just talking from an outside view.

Not just pointing the finger, telling you what to do, but help you do it, go through it with you," Hill explained."Help get out of economic hardship and get them out of poverty and give them that safe space and that family love they need in their.

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