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In this photo taken Feb. 7, 2013, a road sign in the Paris district of Montfermeil reads, "In this District, 3500 children, Slow Driving." In Montfermeil many residents don't speak French, delinquency soars, and the unemployment rate is an estimated 40 percent, nearly four times the national rate. The area's housing projects, burgeoning with immigrants, bear names like Cezanne, Picasso and Utrillo. But neither the great master's names, nor the idyllic images conjured by project's name, like Les Bosquets, or The Groves, captures the daily realities of the French-style ghetto. (AP Photo/Elaine Ganley)

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