The increase in homicides prompted the city's mayor, Rahm Emanuel, to lecture the gangs, who many blame for the increase in violence. The controversial deal will put 40 "interrupters," as the group calls them, on the streets in two of the city's most violent neighborhoods. Four gang members shared their stories of what it's like inside a gang and how difficult it can be to get out. All she wants now is to get out. Known to her friends as Jussi Pooh, Jessica has spent her life trying to get "fast money" on the streets of Chicago by stealing cars and selling drugs.
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Okay so at the moment i'm dating a latino guy in a gang he's 21, the rest of the gang don't know we are going out. I'm 18 now. I'm afraid that the rest of the gang will be angrey at the fact he is dating an irish girl and not a latina. It could cost me my life if they found. Do you think they would take it badly?
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Subscriber Account active since. At the age of 13, he was already heavily "involved in stuff" after his father succumbed to drug addiction, he tells us. Without anyone to turn to for his Attention Deficit Disorder and dyslexia, Blair dropped out of school in the 9th grade and quickly turned to the close-knit "familia" gang life.
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