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Gang ‘Killing Fields’ Become Site of Safe Parties for Families in Los Angeles
July 22, 2013 at 12:00 AM EDT
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Los Angeles has turned former urban battlegrounds into common grounds for communities in an effort to stomp out gun violence. What looks like a regular block party is a program that brings gang members, police officers and other neighbors together. Ray Suarez examines how the Summer Night Lights event is making the city safer.
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