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Young Entrepreneur Turns the Pain of Tragedy into Passion for His Family Means Forever Brand


Paris Burns grew up on the mean streets of Chicago and didn’t think he’d live to 27, the age when he opened his own store at Fox Valley Mall. Basketball helped him escape the gangs and drugs of his upbringing, but an injury shattered his dreams. It was the first of several tragedies he had to overcome to build his Family Means Forever brand.


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