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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19920124
Raised in the barrio of east Los Angeles where he fought with gangs and witnessed bloodshed at an early age, Rodriguez is a poet and editor with his own small press. Rodriguez reads poems and talks about trying to save his own son from gang life.
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