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8 Ways to Keep Your Teen Out of Gangs (and yes, they do exist in your community!)

There are approximately 1.4 million active gang members in more than 33,000 gangs in the United States. Over 40% of these members are children under the age of 18, and almost a quarter are female. Gangs are highly prevalent throughout the country, and they actively recruit members as young as 9 years old. Children are motivated to join a gang

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