Changing the Narrative by Derrick Rowe, Owner of Mabe’s Deli

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FEATURE CONTACT: Derrick Rowe 773-406-7756 contact@mabesdeli.com www.mabesdeli.com The owner of Mabe’s Deli, Derrick, was born and raised in Chicago. As a member of law enforcement for twenty-two years, including eight years in the Chicago police force, Derrick has noticed a lot of things that goes on in the South Side of Chicago. Specifically, he realized

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