In this photo made Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, Angelia Dickens, 55, poses for a photo on Canfield Drive in Ferguson, Mo. The area has been the site of unrest since the Aug. 9 police shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown. Dickens says she's been unable to work her night job because of street closures and is ready for the chaos to
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In this photo made Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, Angelia Dickens, 55, poses for a photo on Canfield Drive in Ferguson, Mo. The area has been the site of unrest since the Aug. 9 police shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown. Dickens says she's been unable to work her night job because of street closures and is ready for the chaos to "die down." (AP Photo/Ryan J. Foley)

Ferguson residents struggle with daily life

The Associated Press

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FERGUSON, Mo. – Life in this working-class St. Louis suburb of modest brick homes and low-rise apartments hasn’t been the same since Angelia Dickens’ son tearfully told her, “The police shot a boy.”

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