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Filmmaker Christopher Lee attends a 1999 film festival. Elizabeth Sheldon/Courtesy of Elizabeth Sheldon hide caption

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Rick Stone (left) was a gang member from Cabrini-Green who was asked to play himself in Cooley High. AIP/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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40 Years Later, The Cast Of 'Cooley High' Looks Back WBEZ

After the filming finished, cast members of Cooley High went their separate ways. Now they reflect.

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Dylann Roof, the man who is charged with killing nine people in a mass shooting in Charleston, S.C., is a "millennial." But when that term is used, it's usually describing a very different subset of young people. AP hide caption

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