In tragedy’s aftermath, a struggle to survive

 

When Ayeshia Poole went shopping for school supplies last month, she bought enough for four children.

“I didn’t even realize it until I got home,” she recalled. “When I did, I just broke down and started crying.”

Those tears were for Jayanna, the 8-year-old daughter killed by a hit-and-run driver as she walked home from her West Philadelphia school with three siblings one tragic Friday afternoon last November.

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