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Sunday, May 12, 2019

I Marked People for Death. Jesus Marked Me for Life.

I Marked People for Death. Jesus Marked Me for Life.
I Marked People for Death. Jesus Marked Me for Life.
How a gang leader found salvation in prison.
Casey Diaz
In prison, I was a shot caller.
Shot callers have an elevated rank in the gang world. They are the power-brokers who determine who gets hurt (or killed) and who doesn’t. They command respect.
I started down this path as a teenager in South-Central Los Angeles, as a leader in the Rockwood Street Locos. I led the way when we invaded homes, broke into cars, ransacked convenience stores, and stabbed rival gang members. It didn’t take me long to figure out that the streets were bloody. Most ...
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