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THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS

83777 -- Hours before her death, Rickey Jackson stares at his wife Gloria Jackson as if his will alone could help her survive her battle with ovarian cancer on April 27, 2005..Pastor Rock has spent the past three years fighting race, poverty and violence at Sugar Hill, the poorest of the poor living in public housing in Texas' richest county, Collin County. Originating in 1969, the McKinney apartment complex rose next to an old cotton field, with 100 units that would battle decades of economic annd racial isolation, squalor, criminal neglect, crack cocaine and bureaucratic equivocation supported by millions of taxpayer dollars.

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83777  --  Hours before her death, Rickey Jackson stares at his wife Gloria Jackson as if his will alone could help her survive her battle with ovarian cancer on April 27, 2005..Pastor Rock has spent the past three years fighting race, poverty  and violence at Sugar Hill, the poorest of the poor living in public housing in Texas' richest county, Collin County. Originating in 1969, the McKinney apartment complex rose next to an old cotton field, with 100 units that would battle decades of economic annd racial isolation, squalor, criminal neglect, crack cocaine and bureaucratic equivocation supported by millions of taxpayer dollars.