Chicago teen’s triumph over tragedy is inspiring everyone, including Oscar winning rapper & actor Common

CHICAGO -- Violence in Chicago has gotten the attention of President Trump who says the city needs to call in the feds.

But, people who live in trouble neighborhoods say organizations are helping kids stay on track.

Chicago teen Eric Wilson credits his family and Chicago's Common Ground Foundation with supporting him through some difficult times, but the foundation's namesake says Eric continues to inspire him.

Watch Eric'sĀ inspirational story in the video player above