As many Baltimoreans already know, Charm City is synonymous with crime and drug use, thanks in part to the gripping TV series "The Wire" (pictured). Conceived by former Baltimore Sun writer David Simon, the HBO series was a smash with critics, and revealed a side of the city that some Baltimoreans had never seen. Simon was also behind "Homicide: Life on the Street."
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