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FILE - This undated file family photo provided by Damon Stewart shows 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton of Chicago. A White House official says Michelle Obama will attend Saturday's funeral for Pendleton, the 15-year-old Chicago girl who was killed after returning home from performing during inauguration festivities for President Barack Obama. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Damon Stewart, File)

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FILE - This undated file family photo provided by Damon Stewart shows 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton of Chicago. A White House official says Michelle Obama will attend Saturday's funeral for Pendleton, the 15-year-old Chicago girl who was killed after returning home from performing during inauguration festivities for President Barack Obama. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Damon Stewart, File)

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In this Jan. 29, 2014 photo, the sun sets behind a shelter at the Vivian Gordon Harsh Park in Chicago where 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton was shot and killed one year ago during a gang dispute she had nothing to do with about a mile from President Barack Obama’s Chicago home. Since her death one year ago, the number of homicides and other violent crimes that turned Chicago into a national symbol of gun violence have fallen sharply. Nobody believes the problem has been solved. Yet Hadiya great uncle, Nathaniel Pendleton, said he feels more hopeful. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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FILE - This combo made from undated booking photos provided by the Chicago Police Department shows Michael Ward, 18, left, and Kenneth Williams, 20, both of Chicago. The two men are charged with murder in the death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, of Chicago, who was shot to death Jan. 29, 2013 in a park about a mile from President Barack Obama's home on Chicago's South Side. Hadiya was laid to rest one year ago on Feb. 9, 2013. Since her death, the number of homicides and other violent crimes that turned Chicago into a national symbol of gun violence have fallen sharply. (AP Photo/Chicago Police Department, File)

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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2013 file photo, Cleopatra Pendleton, center, is escorted to the gravesite of her daughter, 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, during funeral services at the Cedar Park Cemetery in Calumet Park, Ill. Pendleton was was shot and killed Jan. 29, 2013 in a park during a gang dispute she had nothing to do with about a mile from President Barack Obama’s Chicago home. Since Pendleton's death a year ago, homicide and other violent crimes have fallen sharply as police and the city have changes strategies. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2013 file photo, mourners view the remains of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton at the Calahan Funeral Home in Chicago. Hadiya was shot and killed Jan. 29, 2013, in a park during a gang dispute she had nothing to do with about a mile from President Barack Obama's Chicago home. A year ago, the city’s bloodiest January in more than a decade had just ended. Since then, the number of homicides and other violent crimes that turned Chicago into a national symbol of gun violence have fallen sharply after the city and police changed strategies. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, Pool)

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FILE - In this April 10, 2013 file photo, first lady Michelle Obama speaks at a luncheon in Chicago about the death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton who was shot and killed Jan. 29, 2013 in a park during a gang dispute she had nothing to do with about a mile from the first family's Chicago home. The low point so far in Chicago’s closely watched battle with street gangs may have been the day Feb. 9, 2013, when the first lady came home for Hadiya's funeral. Since Pendleton's death, the number of homicides and other violent crimes that turned Chicago into a national symbol of gun violence have fallen sharply after the city and police changed strategies. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)

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FILE - This undated file family photo provided by Damon Stewart shows 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton of Chicago who was was shot and killed Jan. 29, 2013 in a park during a gang dispute she had nothing to do with about a mile from President Barack Obama’s Chicago home. Hadiya was laid to rest Feb. 9, 2103. Since her death, the number of homicides and other violent crimes that turned Chicago into a national symbol of gun violence have fallen sharply as the city and police have changed their strategies. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Damon Stewart, File)

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Hadiya Pendleton of Chicago was shot and killed Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in a Chicago park as she talked with friends by a gunman who apparently was not even aiming at her. Pendleton, who had performed in President Obama's inauguration festivities, is the latest face on the ever-increasing homicide toll in the president's hometown. (Associated Press)

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Hadiya Pendleton of Chicago was shot and killed Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in a Chicago park as she talked with friends by a gunman who apparently was not even aiming at her. Pendleton, who had performed in President Obama's inauguration festivities, is the latest face on the ever-increasing homicide toll in the president's hometown. (Associated Press)

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Hadiya Pendleton of Chicago was shot and killed Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, in a Chicago park as she talked with friends by a gunman who apparently was not even aiming at her. Pendleton, who had performed in President Obama's inauguration festivities, is the latest face on the ever-increasing homicide toll in the president's hometown. (Associated Press)