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My story: My brother chose to be part of a gang and died in a hail of gunfire and I got my degree

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Police during gang violence.
Police during gang violence.
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He often thinks about how their lives turned out so different. Would it have been different if their father was in the picture? 

Where and how did it go wrong? 

They were both raised by a single mother in New Crossroads township in Cape Town.

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