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Youth Struggling for Survival: Like Father, Like Son

Nationally acclaimed writer and poet Luis Rodriguez tells the story of his personal journey and transformation from an East Los Angeles gang member to teacher and mentor to Chicago’s street kids. Rodriguez’ mission to save his son, Ramiro—a member of a Chicago street gang—from prison is also documented, along with their struggle to heal their relationship scarred by Luis’ past neglect of his son. (35 minutes)



 
            

Item#: BVL6735
Copyright date: ©1996
DVD ISBN 978-1-4213-9772-6



Part of the Series : Making Peace
     
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