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Finding peace and quiet in South LA can be a challenge

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Millard Canyon view
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Millard Canyon view

In densely urban South Los Angeles, it can seem impossible to find tranquil places of respite amid the chaos of the big city. That's bad, according to a local mental health expert.

South LA has one of the highest population densities in the county, and as more people get squeezed into an urban area, the less room there is to breathe and relax. 

Not having a place to escape can sometimes lead to real health problems. KPCC's Jose Martinez reports.

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