There is an ever-growing fellowship of mothers and fathers of murdered children in Philadelphia, parents who share the agonizing grief of losing a child. Silvia Barreto's pain is doubled. She's lost two children to gun violence.
Helen Ubiñas is an award-winning columnist at the Daily News. She is a champion of the little guy (or gal), especially those Philly residents who go unseen and unheard, and a not-so-easily-plucked thorn in the side of city politicians and organizations who forget they serve the public.