Ras Maurice McCutcheon, a 17-year-old senior in high school, walked from his nearby home on a recent evening and sat on a bench in front of a pond at Mitchell Park. He said parks are his favorite part of Milwaukee because they offer a chance to escape urban environments, smartphones and whatever is bothering him at home. It allows him to decompress and organize his thoughts, he said.Did you like this story? Subscribe to NNS today.
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