Show Makes Gang Members Business Owners

AP Photo: Former gang member Marcos attend an inauguration of small bussines as part of a reality show Associated Press:

This gang-plagued Central American nation has found a new twist on reality television, putting wayward youths in a house and filming as community leaders turn them into small business owners.

On Friday, the 10 former gang members inaugurated the fruits of their efforts: a car wash and shoe repair shop. The producers of the show, scheduled to air for a week in March, hope it will serve as inspiration for other gang members looking for a way to turn their lives around.

via Jeff Cornwall.

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