Why Do People Join Gangs?
Packed with clear, no-nonsense information, this book will help readers learn about the danger of gangs. Issues such as participating in violent and illegal activities, becoming addicted to drugs, doing prison time, and ultimately, losing one's future--or life--are presented with stunning directness. Life is full of choices, and making decisions is a part of growing up. For young people, faced with difficult situations and no clear answers, this book is a starting point that will help them make informed decisions about tough issues.
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