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Through panel discussions, a caravan tour of vacant North St. Louis properties and a communal dinner in the basement of Holy Trinity Church, the youngsters were able to thoroughly dissect the subject of vacancy in St. Louis with a contagious vibe of progress. Oh, there were contentious moments -- discussions about solutions and how vacancies negatively impact the region were bound to make a few city representatives and developers jittery. But the disputes and differences were minor blips in the otherwise engaging discussions.
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