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Thu November 7, 2013

Murder Of Teen Sheds Light On World Of Street Youth

Originally published on Fri November 8, 2013 2:38 pm

In Washington state, an upcoming murder trial involving street youth in Olympia is scheduled to begin.

The case has revealed a street culture where adults and teenagers live by their own rules – sometimes with tragic consequences. It is reminiscent of the dystopia imagined in “Lord of the Flies.”

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Austin Jenkins of the Northwest News Network reports.

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