Destiny's Children: A Legacy of War and Gangs

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Edgar’s story, part 5

One of the top gang leaders from the Mara Salvatrucha gang has been murdered inside Mariona prison. Homeboys from the San Salvador cliques of Edgar’s gang gather to attend the funeral.

A local newspaper quotes an Eighteenth street gang member bragging that his gang killed “Ozzie” without investigating if this is true. There are many other versions of what happened. This careless news article fuels tensions on the street…

Gang members make a pact of revenge over their leader’s grave.