Copyright © Donna De Cesare,1996
Donna De Cesare. San Bartolo, El Salvador, 1996.
When La Loquita, Cashy, and Shy Boy began associating with gangs in Los Angeles, their families thought sending them back to El Salvador was the best way to keep them safe and out of gangs. But rival gangs were spreading from the United States to El Salvadorand the one bond the trusted was the gang they identified with.
From Unsettled / Desasosiego: Children in a World of Gangs by Donna De Cesare. Published by University of Texas Press.